Establish a balanced nutrition plan with your family

  • Keep sweets and chips for special times, not as every day foods.
  • At meals, make half your plate fruits and vegetables. Make the other half healthy proteins and whole grains.

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A balanced nutrition plan includes:

  • Mostly fruits and vegetables: Fresh, frozen or canned!
  • Whole grains: Oats, whole wheat bread and pasta, brown rice.
  • Healthy proteins: Beans, nuts, eggs, fish, chicken, turkey, hummus.
  • Small amounts of healthy oils: Canola, olive, corn.
  • Small amounts of dairy: Plain milk, yogurt, cheese.

Limiting fast food is good for the whole family

If you eat fast food once a week or more, think how you can cut back to less than once a week.

ChopChop

ChopChop is an online resource full of fun, kid-friendly healthy cooking recipes and ideas. Click the image above to check it out!

Take time to enjoy meals together

At least a few times a week, sit together and eat with all screens turned off.

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