Meal Planning Process

by Latisha Porter (follow)
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Meal Planning (2)      Portion Control (1)      Daily Eating Patterns (1)     
Meal planning and portion control are both essential to a healthy lifestyle. In addition, it is important to make sure you get the proper nutrition in your diet as well. As you make daily food choices, keep your health goals in mind.

woman preparing meals

Here’s some important steps to improve your meal planning process:

• Step 1: Eat a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables.

• Step 2: Choose fiber-rich whole grains.

• Step 3: Choose poultry and fish without skin and prepare them in healthy ways.

• Step 4: Eat a variety of fish at least twice per week, especially fish containing omega-3 fatty acids. For example, salmon, trout and herring.

woman preparing meals

• Step 5: Choose fat-free skim and low-fat 1% dairy products.

• Step 6: Limit saturated fat and trans-fat in your diet.

• Step 7: Cut back on beverages and foods with added sugars.

• Step 8: Drink alcohol in moderation.

Keep these important steps in mind as you prepare your meals for the week. Also, remember portion control and tracking your daily eating patterns as well.

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