Choose my plate!!!!

Introducing: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

 

 

Stress relief and eating right go hand in hand. Please read this information, it could save your life. –   Me..

 

 

ChooseMyPlate.gov

The website features practical information and tips to help Americans build healthier diets. It features selected messages to help consumer focus on key behaviors.

The Ten Tips Nutrition Education Series provides consumers and professionals with high quality, easy-to-follow tips in a convenient, printable format. These are perfect for posting on a refrigerator.

These tips and ideas are a starting point. You will find a wealth of suggestions here that can help you get started toward a healthy diet. Choose a change that you can make today, and move toward a healthier you. These tips are also available in Spanish.

The site also covers a variety of other topics.

Some examples listed below:
o Balancing Calories

  •   Enjoy your food, but eat less.
  •   Avoid oversized portions.

o Foods to Increase

  •   Make half your plate fruits and vegetables
  •   Make at least half your grains whole grains
  •    Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk.

o Foods to Reduce

  • Compare sodium in foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals—and choose foods with lower numbers.
  •  Drink water instead of sugary drinks.

 

**ChooseMyPlate.gov includes much of the consumer and professional

information formerly found on MyPyramid.gov**

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