December Nutrition Notes: Make Celebrations Healthy and Fun

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Healthy eating and being physically active should be a part of fun gatherings and celebrations. Making healthy habits part of your gathering can create a motivating environment, as well as promote healthy foods and an enjoyable time with family and friends.

Make food options easy by offering a variety of healthy, colorful and tasty foods.

Serve foods with different colors such as yellow corn and black beans with a low fat salad dressing. Add peas and beats to salads for color and variety. Serve mixed fruits such as nectarine wedges, grapes, pears, apples, and berries. Use fruits and vegetables that are in season.

Make food tasty by making small changes in your old recipes.

Try new recipes with a lower calorie version. Taste new recipes with vegetables and fruits that are in season.

Be physically active

Keep moving, play active games, dance.

Haz que las celebraciones sean saludables y divertidas

Comer saludable y ser físicamente active deberían de ser parte de convivios y celebraciones divertidas. El hacer hábitos saludables parte de los convivios puede crear un ambiante motivador, al igual que promover comidas saludables y el disfrutas a la familia y amigos.

Haga que las opciones de comida sean fáciles al ofrecer una variedad de comidas saludables, coloridas y con sabor.

Sirva comidas con diferentes colores tales como elote y frijoles con un aderezo bajo en grasa. Use chicaros, garbanzos y betabel en ensaladas por color. Sirva frutas combinadas y use frutas y vegetales que son de temporada.

Haga que la comida tenga un buen sabor al hacer péqueños cambios a sus recetas tradicionales.

Trate nuevas recetas con una version mas baja de calorías.

Sea físicamente active

Al moverse, jugar juegos actvios, y al bailar.

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