Meeting your daily nutritional needs is critical for staying healthy, having lots of energy and feeling good every day.
According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, a healthy eating plan:
1) Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products
2) Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts
3) Is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars
4) Stays within your daily calorie needs
Learn more about healthy eating for a healthy weight.
Find out if you are a healthy weight with this Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator.
Visit the MI Healthier Tomorrow page for helpful information, resources and a free starter toolkit.