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How Should You Spend Your Calorie Salary?
Questions or comments? Email author, Alice Henneman, MS, RD
USDA’s MyPlate symbolizes a simple, personalized approach to remind consumers to make healthy food choices and be active everyday.
Think of MyPlate as a “calorie salary” guide that helps you get the most health and enjoyment from what you eat. Plan calories the same as major expenses — such as a car, house, or vacation.
Four "budgeting" steps follow ...
(Food images on PowerPoint title slide are courtesy of National Cancer Institute / Renee Comet, Photographer)
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