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Sip on some veggies!


To add more vegetables to your day try butternut squash, tomato, or garden vegetable soup.  Heat it and eat it!    

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Try a new recipe:



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Eat a rainbow of colors.


Make each meal colorful by adding red, green, yellow, or orange vegetables to your plate. Try a new recipe:

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    -Asian Fajitas

    -Chicken and Spinach Saute



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Make half your grains whole.


Read the ingredients list and choose products that name a whole-grain ingredient first on the list. Look for "whole wheat," "brown rice," "bulgar," "buckwheat," "oatmeal," "whole-grain cornmeal," "whole oats," "whole rye," or "wild rice."


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In a rush?


If you eat in a hurry, you may be eating more than you realize. Try ordering a smaller size or packing a smaller portion. 


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Think beyond breakfast.


Eggs contain protein and other healthy nutrients, so enjoy them any time of the day. Try an egg salad sandwich or top your salad with a hard cooked egg.   

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Try a new recipe:

-Spinach salad with eggs and apples

-Stir-fried rice, green eggs and ham



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Pump up that iron!


Many beans, peas, and soy products are naturally low in fat and are packed with iron and protein. Use them in side dishes or as a main entrĂ©e. 

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Try one of the recipes below:

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Don't forget the little things.

Every little bit of activity adds up. Take the stairs instead of the elevator, go for a 10-minute walk on your lunch break, or park further away from work and walk. Track your activity with SuperTracker.   

  





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