Healthcare Tip of the Week: Nutrition Tips

By February 8, 2013Health Tip

Many Americans find it difficult to create a balance, healthy meal plan. Stores are filled with processed foods, and it is easy to make a time saving frozen meal for dinner when your family is on the go. However, these choices may save you time, but they will eventually end up costing you your good health. CLEAN’s Healthcare team encourages healthy nutrition choices that meet the USDA guidelines. 

Healthcare Nutrition Tips

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Choose My Plate campaign is focused on selecting more of the right foods, less of the wrong foods, and maximizing your nutritional benefits. They offer 10 Tips To A Great Plate:

  1.  Balance Calories
  2. Enjoy, Your Food, But Eat Less
  3. Avoid Oversized Portions
  4. Eat Healthy Foods More Often
  5. Make Half Your Plate Fruits And Vegetables
  6. Switch To Fat Free Or Low Fat Milk
  7. Make Half Your Grains Whole Grains
  8. Eat Unhealthy Foods Less Frequently
  9. Compare Sodium In Foods
  10. Drink Water Instead Of Sugary Drinks

For details about following these tips and more great nutrition advice visite the USDA website: choosemyplate.gov