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Daily Dozen: Foods to get your main nutrients during quarantine

Posted at 9:45 AM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 17:18:56-04

While we're all stuck at home, it's important to make sure your diet doesn't revolve around junk food. Achieve great health every day with as little as 12 food staples, being called the Daily Dozen.

Dr. Kristi Artz, medical director for Spectrum Health's Lifestyle Medicine Program, shares a couple recipes on how to incorporate the Daily Dozen into your diet.

The Daily Dozen comprises of the following foods:

  1. Beans
  2. Greens
  3. Berries
  4. Fruit
  5. Vegetables
  6. Spices
  7. Whole Grains
  8. Beverages
  9. Exercise
  10. Vitamin B12
  11. Nuts
  12. Seeds

Join Spectrum Health's Daily Dozen Challenge in their online course starting April 29. It will be a six-week course covering how to cook with two of the foods in each class.

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