Dietary Guidelines Nutrition & Wellness

Get Enough Nutrients: Choose a variety of nutritious foods and beverages from the basic food groups.

Manage Your Weight: Balance the calories you eat with the calories you burn in physical activities.

Be Physically Active: Teenagers should be physically active for at least 60 minutes a day.

Eat Key Foods: Choose a healthy food plan: Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat milk, and milk products.

Be Choosy About Carbohydrates: Choose fiber rich fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Look for foods and beverages low in added sugars.

Reduce Sodium and Increase Potassium: Choose & prepare foods with less salt.Eat plenty of potassium rich foods such as fruits and vegetables.


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