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National Nutrition Month Tips

National Nutrition Month is in full swing and this year’s theme “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” is focused on the importance of making informed food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. Here are some simple tips from ChooseMyPlate.gov that will get you on your way towards a healthier lifestyle:

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• Find out how many calories YOU need for a day. Go to www.ChooseMyPlate.gov to find your calorie level.
• Enjoy your food, but eat less.
• Avoid oversized portions.
• Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.
• Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk.
• Make half your grains whole grains.
• Cut back on foods high in solid fats, added sugars, and salt.
• Choose lower sodium versions of foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals.
• Drink water instead of sugary drinks.
• Be physically active your way with activities you enjoy.

For more tips check out Learning ZoneXpress’ array of MyPlate nutrition resources to help guide you as you “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle”.

Make a Fun Lunch for the Holidays: Winter snacks

For the holiday we’re going to post some fun lunch pictures from USDA MyPlate – just some ideas to keep your holiday break lunches fun and healthy…

Make a Fun Lunch for the Holidays: Snowman sandwich

For the holiday we’re going to post some fun lunch pictures from USDA MyPlate – just some ideas to keep your holiday break lunches fun and healthy…

Make a Fun Lunch for the Holidays: Mitten sandwiches

For the holiday we’re going to post some fun lunch pictures from USDA MyPlate – just some ideas to keep your holiday break lunches fun and healthy…

Stock up today on handouts on current prices + Free Shipping

 

MyPlate Healthy Eating Poster from Learning ZoneXpressNow is the time to stock up on handouts while they remain at their original price of $9.95. We want to let you know that starting January 1, 2015, the price of handouts will be $11.95, and the price of placemat handouts will be $16.95. Shipping rates will also increase at this time.

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