National Nutrition Month

Many people make get-in-shape new year’s resolutions that last….well….through January. Far fewer of us make the effort to continue our dedication or review our resolutions throughout the year. “Health is wealth” they say, and with March being National Nutrition Month, there’s no better opportunity than now to review just how well we’re treating our bodies.


Having a healthy diet helps boost our immune system. Our immune system plays a vital role in protecting us from diseases, big or small. This requires us to be vigilant in choosing the food that we eat. Having a balanced diet includes avoiding food which contains high cholesterols, sugars, or fats, and embracing more vegetables and fruits.

When a good diet is also paired with good exercise, it can lead to great overall health. Our body’s organs are interconnected. A lack of care in diet could affect your entire system. That is why healthy food should also be paired with healthy living.

Take the initiative this National Nutrition Month. Make a difference for yourself. Review your health-based decisions. New year’s resolutions aren’t just for January!

About The Author

Stuart H. Agren, M.D.

Stuart H. Agren, M.D. completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah and went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1974. He completed additional training at L.D.S. Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah and then established his private medical practice starting in 1975. Dr. Agren completed a mini-residency in Industrial Medicine at the Robert Johnson School of Medicine at Rutgers University and also completed training to become a certified Medical Review Officer.

Dr. Agren was the Medical Director at TRW and McDonnell Douglas in Mesa, Arizona and at Stauffer Chemical and Kennecott Copper in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at Arizona State University.

In his private medical practice, Dr. Agren specialized in family practice and allergy. In his work as a private practice allergist, he was one of the first doctors in the country to prescribe sublingual immunotherapy to his patients as an alternative to subcutaneous immunotherapy (allergy shots). He has also been a trailblazer in the field of food allergy treatment and research, developing a program to treat multiple food allergies simultaneously using sublingual immunotherapy. Dr. Agren has been featured on local CBS, NBC, and ABC news affiliates and won the peer-nominated “Top Doc” award from Phoenix Magazine.

After 20 years in private practice, Dr. Agren became the Founder and President of AllergyEasy, which helps primary care physicians around the country offer allergy testing and sublingual immunotherapy treatment to their patients. Over 200 physicians in over 32 states use the AllergyEasy program to help their patients overcome environmental and food allergies and asthma.