Monday, March 28, 2011

About Today: Do You Eat a Nutritious Diet? 3/4/11

From Jen Hubley, your About Today Editor
Left to my own devices, I would live on cheese and diet soda. For this reason, I'm glad the USDA releases nutritional guidelines.

The Latest Dietary Guidelines 

I checked this whole thing over, and nowhere does it say to eat your weight in cheese.

How to Read Food Labels 
Also, "focus on consuming nutrient-dense foods and beverages" probably doesn't mean that I should drink more diet soda.
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Baby Steps to a Healthy Diet 
I love this article, because it offers a way to ease yourself into a healthy diet. Which is better than my usual plan of trying to fix all my nutritional deficits in a week and then getting fed up and reverting to bad habits.

How to Get Kids to Eat Fruits and Vegetables 
Getting kids to eat well is tough, because they don't have any concept of the long-term. Also because candy tastes better than vegetables.

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