In this episode, Nicole Aucoin, founder and dietitian at Healthy Steps Nutrition, provides essential insights into the organization’s four pillars of health: nutrition, sleep, daily movement, and mindset. Nicole underscores the significance of adopting gradual, sustainable steps to prevent and reverse chronic diseases. She delves into practical tips for nutrition, emphasizing whole foods, balanced meals, and the reduction of processed foods and added sugars. She explores the MentalFit framework for enhancing mindset and addresses the importance of consistent physical activity for disease prevention. A special focus on the crucial role of sleep in blood sugar control and overall health is highlighted, advocating for 7-8 hours of sleep per night. Throughout the episode, Nicole advocates for a step-by-step approach to building healthy habits, while emphasizing the need for a robust support system and creating an environment that facilitates healthy choices.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
Four Pillars of Health: Nutrition, Sleep, Daily Movement, and Mindset.
Nutrition Principles: Whole foods, balanced macronutrients, and reduction of processed foods and added sugars.
MentalFit Framework: Outdoor activities, engaging hobbies, and holistic approaches to mental health.
Significance of Daily Movement: Consistent physical activity for disease prevention, with a focus on post-meal walking.
Importance of Sleep: Highlighting the impact of 7-8 hours of sleep on blood sugar control and overall health.
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