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Session 4-3

Ways to Eat Healthy

> A Healthy Meal

Using the MyPlate recommendations in mind, here’s WHAT to choose and WHAT to limit in designing a healthy meal to suit your taste/

A Healthy Meal

Using the MyPlate recommendations in mind, here’s WHAT to choose and WHAT to limit in designing a healthy meal to suit your taste
You’ll want to make:
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Half of your plate non-starchy veggies (broccoli, lettuce, peppers).

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A quarter of your plate grains and starchy foods (brown rice, potatoes, oatmeal).

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Another quarter of your plate low fat protein foods (chicken, lean meat, fish).

You can also have:
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A small amount of low fat dairy (1 cup skim milk).

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A small amount of fruit (one apple, half a banana, 1⁄2 cup berries).

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A drink that has low or no calories (water, sparkling water, coffee without sugar)

Key points to remember:

Choose items that are:

Low in calories, fat, sugar and sodium.

High in fiber and water.

High in vitamins, minerals, and protein.

Limit items that are:

High in calories, fat, and sugar.

Low in fiber and water.

ow in vitamins, minerals, and protein.