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Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible. The links below will help you make wise choices for yourself and your family.

foodFruits & Veggies-More Matters– The CDC has updated its fruits and vegetables Web site to reflect the new Fruits & Veggies-More Matters TM campaign, which takes the place of the 5 A Day program. Visit the new FruitsandVeggiesMatter.gov Web site to get tools and information to help you eat more fruits and vegetables each day!

HelpGuide.org is a website with tips for how to choose foods that improve your health and avoid foods that raise your risk for illnesses while creating a diet plan that works for you.

Healthy Eating for Kids -strategies to improve nutrition and encourage smart eating habits.

Nutrition and Fitness for Children and Teens

food-healthDASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan – studies have shown that elevated blood pressures were reduced by an eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and lowfat dairy foods and is low in saturated fat, total fat, and cholesterol.

Suggestions from WebMD regard eating healther diets.

Healthy Recipes Center from the Mayo Clinic.

Super Tracker is an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool – The Tracker Food Guidance System translates nutritional recommendations into the kinds and amounts of food to eat each day.

Choose My Plate – ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. As Americans are experiencing epidemic rates of overweight and obesity, the online resources and tools can empower people to make healthier food choices for themselves, their families, and their children.