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Healthy Eating

Healthy EatingHealthy eating is about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible. The links below will help you make wise choices for yourself and your family.

Fruits & Veggies-More Matters- The CDC has updated its fruits and vegetables Web site to reflect the new Fruits & Veggies-More Matters TM campaign, which takes the place of the 5 A Day program. Visit the new FruitsandVeggiesMatter.gov Web site to get tools and information to help you eat more fruits and vegetables each day!

HelpGuide.org is a website with tips for how to choose foods that improve your health and avoid foods that raise your risk for illnesses while creating a diet plan that works for you.

Healthy Eating for Kids -strategies to improve nutrition and encourage smart eating habits.

Nutrition and Fitness for Children and Teens

DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan - studies have shown that elevated blood pressures were reduced by an eating plan that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, and lowfat dairy foods and is low in saturated fat, total fat, and cholesterol.

Healthy DietSuggestions from WebMD regard eating healther diets.

Healthy Recipes Center from the Mayo Clinic.

MyPyramid Tracker is an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool - The MyPyramid Food Guidance System translates nutritional recommendations into the kinds and amounts of food to eat each day. MyPyramid was released in April 2005 and replaces the Food Guide Pyramid (1992), the widely recognized nutrition education tool.

MyPyramid for Kids - The following MyPyramid materials were designed specifically for children aged 6 to 11.