Play with your food

Picture of snacks in hand for portion size article

To feel your best, choose healthy meals and snacks. Take charge of the types of food that make it into your home, get prepared, and are served at mealtime. You lead by example when it comes to portion size and balancing your plate.

Information about healthy portion sizes is already in your hands — literally. Serving sizes of the different food groups can be remembered by looking at different parts of your hands. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has created a food guide with other tips to help you improve your eating habits. Learn more at www.choosemyplate.gov or by reading Eating to Feel Your Best.

By adding these habits into your daily life, you are giving yourself and the people around you a gift — skills to start living a healthy life. View Good Nutrition is the Basis of Good Health for more information.

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