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Plan for Healthy Holidays

Posted Nov 23 2010 2:56pm

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The holiday season doesn?t mean you have to put healthy eating on hold. Plan ahead to make healthy choices while you celebrate with family and friends.

The Basics

Smart food choices can help protect you from heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer.

Load up on fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

Stay away from trans fats in foods like cakes, cookies, and fried foods.

Use this personalized menu planner to help you choose healthy foods.

Take Action!

Give your favorite holiday recipes a makeoverchoose low-sodium brands of canned soup, vegetables, and beans.

At parties, fill your plate with veggies and other healthy snacks.

Get more tips to eat healthier during the holiday season.

Check out the Quick Guide to Healthy Living for more ways to stay healthy.

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