Guidelines for a Healthy Family

by crblog - May 20th, 2016.
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Being healthy is a family affair. It’s much easier for the whole family to eat right and be active than it is for just one member to do it alone. The master-planned community of Craig Ranch in McKinney, TX is rich with great amenities for active living. However, more goes into being healthy than just being active. Here are a few guidelines for a healthy family.

Maintain a Healthy Diet

The number one key to staying healthy is maintaining a proper diet. This is usually a process and can take time to get it tuned just right for your family. Start by encouraging your family to eat at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Serve your children child-size portions. If they’re still hungry, they’ll ask for more.

Eat Smart

Try to plan out your meals and snacks for the whole week. Also, make sure to diversify the type of foods your family eats. Teach your kids about eating healthy by getting them involved in meal planning and preparation. Use this time as a learning experience for everyone in your family.

Get Moving

The final piece of the getting healthy puzzle is to get moving! When coupled with a well-balanced diet, active living can improve your whole family’s overall wellbeing. With amenities like Cooper Fitness and Michael Johnson Performance, it’s easy for residents to stay active and get moving at Craig Ranch in McKinney, TX.

Bonus: Tips to Save Money

Good nutrition doesn’t have to mean expensive grocery bills. Here are a few money saving tips for the grocery store.

  • Plan your meals for the coming week
  • Never shop when you’re hungry
  • Stock up on sale items you know you’ll use
  • Buy off-brand items (They’ll be cheaper, but just as healthy)

Getting healthy isn’t the easiest thing in the world, but it’s completely worth it! The master-planned community of Craig Ranch is designed for active families. Visit our website and see why Craig Ranch in McKinney, TX is ideal for active living.

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