Healthy habits for weight loss

Obesity - healthy habits; Obesity - healthy eating

Whether it is healthy or unhealthy, a habit is something you do without having to think about it. People who succeed at weight loss, turn healthy eating into a habit.

These healthy eating habits can help you lose weight and keep it off.

Healthy diet

Fat is essential for the proper functioning of the body. However, adults should be aware of the fat content of food, and limit intake of saturated fats.

myPlate

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's newest food guide, called MyPlate, encourages consumers to make healthier food choices. The guide encourages you to make healthy choices and avoid oversized portions. Half your plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables. At least half of your grains should be whole grains. You also should switch to fat-free or low-fat milk.

Set up Your Kitchen

Practice Healthy Eating

Break old Habits

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