Sunday, August 31, 2014
Make sure you eat a healthy breakfast.
preparing the lunch for your child --- include your child in the preparation of at least one item included in their lunch.
have the 'sweet' in your lunch be fruit or contain at least 5 grams of fiber/serving
Remember to start with clean hands,
surfaces, fruits and vegetables.
Be sure lunch includes foods from the ChooseMyPlate model (fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins, and dairy).
a healthy morning or afternoon snack for the 'tween time
Keep hot lunch hot and cold lunch cold (use insulated
containers keeping hot foods @/> 140F/73.9C and cold foods @/< 40F/4.4C) http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/newsroom/news-releases-statements-and-transcripts/news-release-archives-by-year/archive/2014/nr-082014-01
over pack the bag lunch to avoid leftovers and food safety issues.
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Get busy taking better care of yourself. Check out these
websites on food, gardening, cooking and nutrition:
www.AnitaBeHealthy.com (my website with
videos and nutrition information)
www.ChooseMyPlate.gov (healthy eating
w/ the new MyPlate Food Patterns)
www.apps.ams.usda.gov/FarmersMarkets (search this database
of 4,800 farmers markets across the USA)
www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov (info on the benefits
of eating produce plus expert cooking, nutrition and shopping tips
Site of the Month: Live a More Colorful Life! (Public Health Dept., Tarrant County, Texas)
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