Healthy Eating Tips

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Drink water daily

  • 1 ounce of water per 2lbs. of body weight
  • Example: A 150 lb. person should drink 75 ounces of water daily

Eat whole grains

  • Brown rice
  • Quinoa
  • Oatmeal
  • Grits

Vary your fruits and vegetables

  • Eat the rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, white)
    • Eat fruits and vegetables of every color
    • Each color represents unique nutrients

Add more plant based protein

  • Beans
  • Nuts and/or nut butters (peanut, almond, cashew)
  • Seeds (hemp, flax, chia, sunflower, sesame)
  • Quinoa (complete protein)
  • Tofu

Make half your plate vegetables and fruits

  • ½ vegetables and fruits
  • ¼ whole grains
  • ¼ protein

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