Feeling Balanced

The choice in foods and physical activity affects how one feels today, tomorrow and in the future.Here are some tips to get started:

-Make half your grains whole
-Vary your veggies
-Focus on fruit
-Get your calcium-rich foods
-Go lean with protein
-Find your balance between food
and physical activity
-Keep food safe to eat

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.

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