Wellness For The Family: Celebrate a World of Flavors

March is National Nutrition Month. Registered dietitian and health and wellness spokesperson for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Shanthi Appelo, explores the healthy side of eating Italian food. Famous for its heavy sauces, cheese, and cured meats – Italian food in the United States gets a bad rap for being unhealthy.

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However, it can be possible to order healthier and lighter dishes at your favorite Italian joint, and to even make your own at home. This year’s national nutrition month honors celebrating a world of flavors, so let’s dig into the healthier side of Italian food.

Watch our live interview with Shanthi below where she shares recipes, and health tips whe

n enjoying Italian food. For more information on Shanthi and her amazing work click here.

 

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