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Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Let's begin by defining what a healthy eating plan is.

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a healthy eating plan:

  • Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products
  • Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts
  • Is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars
  • Stays within your daily calorie needs

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Getting Started

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight
How A Dietitian Can Help You Reach Your Goals
Weighless For Life
Healthy Snacking
Eating To Beat Stress
Nutrition Myths & Realities
Eating For Your Metabolism
Do I Have to Give Up My Favorite Comfort Food?
Improving Your Eating Habits
Planning Meals
Cutting Calories

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