Healthy Dining Finder - Nutrition 101

The facts about nutrition and your health

If you are like many people these days, you may be re-evaluating some of the habits that affect your overall health, including what you eat and drink.  Getting the nutrition you need is vital and has been shown to help prevent many common conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity.

With so much in the news today about general nutrition and restaurant nutrition, it’s important to be armed with the basics to help you make the best meal choices for your health and the health of your family.

Nutrition Guidelines
Common recommendations from USDA, the U.S. Surgeon General's Office, the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society include: dig in

MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image—a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl.  dig in

Protein dig in

Fruits and Vegetables dig in

Whole Grains dig in

Calories dig in

Fat dig in

Cholesterol dig in

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