How to: A Guide to a Healthy Super Bowl Celebration

Are you ready for some football? Super Bowl XLVIII is coming up this Sunday, February 2nd. Whether you’ll be rooting for the Seahawks or the Broncos, you might be wondering what to make to enjoy during the big game. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has provided a few nutrition tips to help you plan healthier dishes this year. A few additional things to think about when choosing what to make for this year’s game:

  • Do any of your guests have any food allergies or sensitivities you should be worried about? If so, here are a few allergy-friendly recipes  for your taste buds to consider.
  • Do you or anyone else have to monitor your diet due to other chronic health conditions?
  • Are you being food safe?
  • Just because it’s healthy, doesn’t mean it’s boring! Here are a few healthier options for the Super Bowl.
  • Tips on how to survive the Super Bowl Spread.

Did you know that the average Super Bowl is approximately 4 hours, not including the pre- and post-shows? When you think about it, 4 hours is a pretty long time to be stationary. That’s why this year, you should take the Super Bowl Pledge to get moving during the game instead of being sedentary like last year. There are several ways you can be active while enjoying the game, and remember that exercise doesn’t have to be difficult to be beneficial for your health. Here are a few tips from the CDC on how to incorporate some physical activity in while watching the game as well as how to stay safe and healthy this Sunday.

Stay active, stay warm, eat healthy, and may the best team win!

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