Keep it Simple

The media and diet industry has led us to believe that healthy eating has to be complex and confusing. Wrong! Healthy eating isn’t that hard, really. You don’t need a lot of money or a college degree in nutrition to be a healthy eater.

So go ahead, eat and enjoy food! Everyday eat breakfast, lunch and dinner, including snacks in between meals. When choosing your meals try to include a food from each of the five food groups: grains, vegetable, fruit, milk, and meat and beans.

“All Foods Fit” into a healthy lifestyle. Yes, that means you can eat ice cream, French fries, and bacon. These foods are called, “sometimes food.” You can eat these foods sometimes but not all the time. Keep your portion sizes in check.

Take a look at how our perception of appropriate portion sizes has changed from twenty years ago at:

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