Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Autumn

(HealthDay News) — Autumn is a great time of year to help your family eat and move well.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests:

  • Go for a run or enjoy a nature hike.
  • Start a family game of football.
  • Eat a healthy meal about three hours before a workout, and have a healthy snack about an hour before.
  • Choose meals balanced with protein and carbohydrates, such as cereal with milk. Snacks should be low in fat, such as yogurt or fruit.
  • Drink extra water and eat a healthy snack after vigorous exercise.