Make sure you and your family are getting the right amount and type of food each day.
You can obtain a
plan from the
You can follow the
in the daily food
guides in the WIC
Are you eating
portions that are
- Typical portion sizes have been getting
larger over the years.
- This means many people are eating
more food and calories than their bodies
- This can lead to weight gain.
Read the Nutrition Facts Label.
- Check the serving size and how
many servings are in the package
- Look for foods that are low in
fat, sugar, and sodium.
Use measuring spoons, serving spoons, and
food scales to learn how much you are
serving to you and your family.
Tips to a great plate:
- Make half of your plate fruits and
vegetables. The rest of your plate can
have protein foods and grains.
Avoid oversized portions.
- Switch to fat free or 1% lowfat milk.
- Drink water instead of sugary drinks.
- Cut back on foods high in solid fats,
added sugars, and salt.