Nutrition and Health

Marinated Asparagus Plate with flowers offers vitamins and nutrients
General information about weight, nutrition, and health, weight loss and maintenance resources, and resources for childhood overweight and obesity

Tips on Healthy Eating and weight loss

There is no secret to healthy eating. Be sure to eat a variety of foods, including plenty of vegetables, fruits, and whole grain products. Also include low-fat or non-fat dairy products, lean meats, poultry, fish, and legumes. Drink lots of water and go easy on the salt, sugar, alcohol, and saturated fat. Good nutrition should be part of an overall healthy lifestyle, that also includes regular physical activity, not smoking, and stress management. If you drink alcoholic beverages, do so in moderation.

Here are some tips for healthy eating at home, work, and elsewhere to help you get started. Try some of these ideas.

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Fruits and Vegetables
Quick tips and recipes to help you eat a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables everyday.

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Advice and tips for parents to promote healthy weight in growing children.


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