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Enjoy Foods From Many Cultures: TIP to Celebrate Healthier Foods and Customs

Posted on 12/3/2013 by Yalonda Miller

Enjoy Foods From Many Cultures: TIP to Celebrate Healthier Foods and Customs

As we approach the holiday season, many of you have food traditions that you can’t wait to share with your family and friends. Be creative with your favorite recipes by substituting foods and ingredients that are less healthy with flavorful and appealing healthy choices that still help remind you of your treasured food ways. Blend cultures by including more fruits, whole grains, seafood, lean meats, and low-fat dairy. Also remember to take time out to get your regular physical activity in as a family during the holidays. You can do some fun traditional dances and games that make you move. For more tips to wisely celebrate the holidays with healthier foods and customs to go: Enjoy Foods From Many Cultures.

Click below for a guide to ingredient substitutions for healthy eating:

A Guide to Ingredient Substitutions

For information about the Behealthy School Kids Program call 336-703-3217, email millerya@forsyth.cc, or visit: BeHealthy School Kids.

Source: ChooseMyPlate

 

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