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Updated April 16, 2014

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A Healthy Balanced Diet
healthy balanced diet
Jim Jurica

Improve Your Diet

  • Watch your portion and serving sizes.
  • Choose whole grains more often than refined grains.
  • Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables - one to three servings with every meal.
  • Choose low-fat protein sources like lean chicken, seafood and fish. Add in some plant sources of protein like legumes nuts and seeds.
  • Drink low- or non-fat milk, or choose other calcium sources.
  • Drink plenty of water.

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