The foods we eat affect our health, bodies and minds. It can be hard to prioritize healthy eating when you’re trying to manage your work and family life with limited time and budget. You and your family have unique needs, and this can help you find a healthy eating style that works for you within your everyday life.
Eating healthy means filling half our plates with fruits and vegetables and the other half with whole grains and a variety of lean proteins. Getting enough water and low fat or nonfat dairy, and eating less saturated fat, added sugars and sodium is also an important part of healthy eating patterns.
Cooking more often at home helps you control the ingredients in your food. It also helps you be a role model. Eating healthy in front of your kids will make them want to eat healthy too.
It is a challenge to eat healthy when you’re busy, but eating better can actually improve your focus at work. Here are some tips to get you started.
It’s a fact - kids that eat better do better in school. Check out these tips to help you make sure your children get all the nutrients they need.
Every community deserves a place where you can buy healthy foods, like fresh fruits and vegetables. If you want to get involved in making your neighborhood a healthier place to live, learn how you can take action in your community.
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