The USDA just released new dietary guidelines for Americans. Their suggestions are based on the latest scientific research from top health organizations. The new guidelines promote disease prevention and better health through nutrition. The full report is available online. Or, read the summary below.
For more information, visit Choose My Plate.
Dine out wisely. Check the restaurant web site before you go. If they publish their nutrition information, you can plan ahead to “eat this, not that.” Avoid dishes with excessive calories, saturated fats, trans-fats and sodium. Just because a dish sounds healthy, it may not be. For example, some signature salads are loaded with fat and calories.