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Healthy Lifestyle
A healthy lifestyle begins with you.
You have what it takes to maintain a healthy lifestyle because maintaining a healthy lifestyle starts with you. It’s about making good choices in what, as well as how much, you eat.
According to the USDA’s “MyPlate” program:
“Your food and physical activity choices each day affect your health – how you feel today, tomorrow and in the future. Choose a change that you can make today, and move toward a healthier you.”

Make ½ your plate fruits and veggies:

Think of fruits and veggies as an entrée, not only a side dish

Eat a variety of fruits and veggies including dark-green, leafy green, red and orange veggies and beans and peas

Balance Calories

Enjoy the food you eat, but eat less

Eat a large variety of foods

Avoid oversized portions

Make at least half your grains whole grains

Decrease these foods:

Compare sodium levels in foods like soup, bread and frozen meals. Choose foods with lower sodium numbers

Consume less than 10% of your daily calories from saturated fats

Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk

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