Introducing a new program announced by First Lady, Michelle Obama, that makes healthful eating so simple! Just fill YOUR plate like this!
Whoa… where’s the french fries? The double burger?
That’s right… when you look closely, you can see that this plate has TWO servings of fruits/vegetables and just one serving of a protein and another of a grain.
Is this how you fill YOUR plate? C’mon… be honest…
Eating healthfully is a Summer Must for tweens! So here’s this summer’s challenge:
Photo Credit: Brad Eshbach
For two weeks, fill your 8-inch plate with:
• 1/4 protein (cheese, eggs or meats)
• 1/4 grains (pasta, bread or rice)
• 1/2 fruits/vegetables (strawberries, celery, salad)
After two weeks, do you feel happier? Healthier? Full of more energy?
Go for it, girls! And tell us all about it! We’ll check back in TWO weeks… good luck!