Make Healthy Food Choices…. Most of the time!

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In a pinch you may want to default to take out or prepackaged foods. It’s also tempting when you’re grocery shopping to purchase packaged items on sale. Making healthy food choices means choosing nutrient-rich foods such as whole grains, fruits and vegetables and choosing lean protein options most often.

Use the chart below to help you change less healthy options for healthier ones. Packing a lunch that includes healthy options will give your child the energy and nutrients needed to learn and play.Instead of