New Dietary Guidelines to Replace the Food Pyramid
LET'S EAT FOR THE HEALTH OF IT!
Your food and activity choices each day affect your health -- how you feel today, tomorrow and in the future. The tips below are a good starting point toward a change for a healthy diet and a healthier you:
- Make at least half you grains whole grains
- Vary your veggies
- Focus on fruit
- Get your calcium rich foods
- Go lean with protein
- Find your balance between food and physical activity
- Keep food safe to eat
Improving what you eat and being active will help you to reduce your risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, some cancers and obesity.
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Information supplied by the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion