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Go Green Eat green foods such as spinach, broccoli, collard greens, kiwis, and limes. These are high in fiber, rich in nutrients like Vitamin C, Vitamin K, folate, potassium, and magnesium, and can help reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that roughly one in six Americans gets sick from foodborne disease each year. Reduce your chances of getting sick by practicing proper hand washing. Separate raw meat, poultry and seafood from ready-to-eat foods like bread and vegetables. Use a food thermometer to make sure food is properly cooked.
Follow Food Safety Guidelines
Take the chill off with warming spices. Did you know certain spices can actually make you feel warmer on a cold day? Try recipes featuring cardamom, chili, cinnamon, cumin, curry, garlic, peppercorn or turmeric.
Warm Up with Spices
You can dine at a restaurant and stick to your healthy eating plan! The key is to plan ahead, ask questions and choose foods carefully. Think about nutritious items you can add to your plate—fruits,
Eat Out Smart
veggies, lean meat, poultry or fish—and look for grilled, baked, broiled or steamed items.