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To consume 100 calories of celery, you would have to eat over 1 pound or 21 ounces to be exact. But if you chose potato chips, you would get a measly 12 chips or about 3/4 ounce chips for the same 100calories. While the 100 calorie packs of high-calorie...
 
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Here is a guideline for following MyPlate for balanced lean choices at each meal. For more information visit choosemyplate.gov. For Breakfast Choose From: • Oatmeal, skim milk, orange/grapefruit • Whole grain toast with light jam, strawberries, yogurt • Whole grain cereal, skim milk, banana • Yogurt with whole grain...
 
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Here are ways to shop and save money while purchasing healthy choices that are good for you and your family. Bread • HEALTH: Always buy 100% whole grain. • BANK: Stock up and freeze when items go on sale Canned Goods • HEALTH: Try to choose items that say no-added-salt or reduced sodium. • BANK: ... Shopping for Health and Budget
 
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By planning meals around rice, pasta and potatoes you will use lower-cost ingredients. Use vegetables in season and store-brand frozen veggies in season. Think of meat as a condiment. Best of all, cook more and you can use it the next day or freeze for days when you are...
 
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Week 1: Better Breakfast Day 1: Choose a high-fiber cereal for breakfast. Look for one with at least 5 grams of fiber per serving (like bran flakes, shredded wheat, raisin bran, Grape Nuts, All Bran, oatmeal). Day 2: Enjoy light yogurt and fruit to start your day. Day 3:...