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Healthy Eating

How to Eat Healthy

With so much information about nutrition and dieting everywhere you look, it can be tough to figure out what is fact, and what is fad. Remember to eat a healthy breakfast and the tips below for healthy eating.

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  • 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 foods with lower numbers
  • Drink water instead of sugary drinks

Visit our Women's Health page for more tips on being healthy.