March, 2015: Nutrition Month

WHEREAS, food is the substance by which life is sustained; and,

WHEREAS, the type, quality, and amount of food that individuals consume each day plays a vital role in their overall health and physical fitness; and,

WHEREAS, there is a need for continuing nutrition education and a wide-scale effort to enhance healthy eating practices;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim March 2015 as Nutrition Month in Michigan.