1. Save money by eating more fruits & veggies!
2. Fill half your plate with fruits & veggies
3. Get 150 minutes of exercise per week
4. Have a family dinner at least 2 nights per week
5. Try a vegetarian recipe once a week!
6. Go green
7. Get your kids excited about fruits & veggies!
8. Become a healthier cook
9. Eat ONE MORE fruit or vegetable each day
10. Become an expert at planning!
- Making fruits and vegetables the focal point of every meal will help you meet your recommended amount each day—and you won’t have to do all the math! The new healthy MyPlate icon developed by the USDA supports this concept … fill half your plate with colorful fruits and vegetables at every meal!
- Getting 30 minutes of exercise five (5) days a week is not realistic for many people. As with any New Year’s resolution … the more realistic, the better! So, break it up to fit your lifestyle. For example, do 75 minutes of exercise for two (2) days a week or three (3) 1-hour sessions a week. See Our Exercise Guide
- The statistics are clear: Kids who dine with the folks are healthier, happier and better students, which is why a dying tradition is coming back. To stimulate positive family relationships, healthier meals, and new traditions start making family meals a priority! 19 Easy Family Meal Makeover Ideas
- Research has shown rates of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure are lower among long-term vegetarians vs non-vegetarians. Learn More about Vegetarian Meals
- This is easier said than done, right? Let us help. We have lots of tips and tricks to help get your kids enthusiastic about their fruits & veggies! See our Top 10 Ways to Get Kids Interested in Fruits & Veggies and try our kid-friendly recipes.
- Taking one step at a time to transform unhealthy eating habits into nutritious ones is the best way to make the transition to a healthier diet! Take the pledge to eat one more fruit or vegetable each day.