Nutrition Tips to help you put your – Best Food Forward: Plan Shop Cook Enjoy! Nutrition Month 2013!
Shop for nutrient-rich choices that give you more bang for your nutrition buck. Sometimes it just takes swapping one for another to get major health advantages.
|Iceberg lettuce for spinach leaves.||Vitamin A, Folic Acid, Iron, Calcium, additional Fibre.|
|Sliced deli meats for fresh cuts of home cooked chicken, turkey or lean beef.||Less salt/sodium, no added nitrates and often less saturated fat.|
|Pretzels for plain nuts (serving size ~1/4 cup).||Heart Healthy fats, protein, no salt, and more fibre.|
|Instant white rice for quinoa.||Additional Protein and Fibre.|
|Processed cheese slices for blocks of cheese ex. Swiss, Cheddar, Mozzarella.||Additional Protein, Calcium, less salt, more taste.|
Materials addapted from www.nutrition2013.ca. See for more tips!