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Eat a variety of healthy foods each day

Have plenty of vegetables and fruits Eat protein foods Make water your drink of choice Choose whole grain foods Have plenty of vegetables and fruits Eat protein foods Choose whole grain foods Make water your drink of choice

 

Healthy eating is more than the foods you eat

 

Eat well. Live well.

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Eat a variety of healthy foods each day

Have plenty of vegetables and fruits
Choose whole grain foods
Eat protein foods
Make water your drink of choice

  • Image shows a glass of water and a plate with food. Half of the plate has vegetables and fruits (broccoli, carrots, blueberries, strawberries, green and yellow bell peppers, apples, red cabbage, spinach, tomatoes, potatoes, and green peas); one quarter of the plate has protein foods (lean meat, chicken, variety of nuts and seeds, lentils, eggs, tofu, yogourt, fish, beans), and one quarter of the plate has whole grain foods (whole-grain bread, whole-grain pasta, wild rice, red quinoa, brown rice).

Healthy eating is more than the food you eat.

Be mindful of your eating habits

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Cook more often

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Enjoy your food

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Eat meals with others

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Use food labels

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Limit foods high in sodium, sugars or saturated fat

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Be aware of food marketing

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Eat well. Live well.