Friday, October 5, 2012

Smart Eating: Switch to Fat-free or Low-fat (1%) Milk

Anyone over the age of two should drink fat-free or low-fat milk to reap the benefits of milk without consuming extra fat.

For adults, milk provides the nutrients needed to keep bones strong and control blood pressure.

For children, milk builds strong bones and teeth.

Whenever you buy a dairy product – milk, yogurt, cheese – choose the fat-free or low-fat option.

More Smart Eating Tips

Smart Eating is a series of nutrition tips to help you transform your eating habits. A new tip will be added on weekdays throughout the month of October.

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Learn more about healthy eating on October 26, 2012 at WomenCare First Annual Day of Health: Be Strong, Be Happy, Be Healthy. Registered Dietitian Ann Marie Smokowski will present “Anti-Inflammatory Eating: The Mediterranean Lifestyle.” Click here for details.

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