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Balancing Calories

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

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

Foods to Reduce

  • Compare sodium in foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals-and choose the foods with lowers numbers
  • Drink water instead of sugary drinks

 

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