The choice in foods and physical activity affects how one feels today, tomorrow and in the future.Here are some tips to get started:
The food pyramid has been redesigned from what most of us grew up knowing. Here are some basics to consider:
-Whole grains at every meal.
-White rice, white bread, potatoes,
pasta, sweets use sparingly.
-Vegetables in abundance.
-Fruits 2-3 times a day.
-Plant oils at most meals.
-Red meat, butter use sparingly.
-Nuts 1-3 times a day
-Fish, poultry, eggs 0-2 times a day.
-Dairy or calcium supplements 1-2 times a day.
-30 minutes of physical activity is required on most days.