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The “Recovery Diet”

Nutritional studies recommended that people in recovery eat on “cruise control” throughout the day. This means eating small, frequent mini-meals–to maintain energy levels and moods more even. Suggestions for a Diet that Promotes Recovery: Use the USDA’s  Food Guide Pyramid (PDF) as a guide to prepare well-balanced meals Eat 3 snacks and 3 meals per day  […]

The Impact of Diet and Nutrition on Recovery

A. All addicts in active use of alcohol and drugs are malnourished. In order to help people recover, it is important to understand the impact of nutrition. It is astounding to consider that only fat contains more calories per gram than alcohol. As a result, while drinking, addicts experience a sense of fullness having eaten […]

The Benefits of Exercise in Recovery

Exercise, like all things in recovery, should be taken in moderation. In order for an exercise program to work, it needs to be both consistent and frequent. Make time to exercise at least four times a week, and give yourself at least an hour per session. Exercise: Increases the metabolic rate so that calories are […]