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Healthy eating checklist

One great way to start eating healthier is to make a plan. Pick one or two options from the list below to try for a week. Once you succeed, add a couple more to your routine. If you have trouble, consider switching to goals that might be easier for you. And consider asking your friends and family for support. They may just start eating healthier too!

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  • Try a new veggie
  • Eat a healthy breakfast
  • Drink less soda
  • Choose low-fat or fat-free milk
  • Look for healthy recipes
  • Learn to read the Nutrition Facts label
  • Try to make sure to get enough calcium
  • Cut down on salty foods and snacks
  • Avoid eating while watching TV
  • Figure out healthy ways to eat out
  • Aim for making half my plate fruits and veggies
  • Switch to healthier snacks, like carrot sticks or air-popped popcorn
  • Eat fish or other seafood twice a week
  • Think about how terrific it is to take care of my health!


Content last reviewed November 05, 2013
Page last updated June 10, 2014