Contributed by: NAPSA
Nutrition For The Whole Family
Food labels provide nutrition information for a 2,000-calorie diet, based on the USDA's recommendations. It's important to be mindful of the daily requirements for each family member to maintain a healthy weight.
*Active is defined as exercising an hour per day everyday.
Portion sizes have grown substantially within the last 30 years. What has become an acceptable amount of food in one sitting often exceeds daily calorie requirements.
To combat portion distortion:
When preparing meals, look for recipes with nutrient-dense ingredients such as fresh fruit and calcium-rich dairy products. This one for Sensational Strawberry-Mint Smoothie from Nestle USA is low in calories and fat, and offers an energy boost the whole family will enjoy.
Place all ingredients in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Garnish.
Serving Size: Makes 2 Servings
Nutritional Information: Per Serving: 151 calories, 7 g total protein, 29 g total carbohydrates, 1.5 g total fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 0 g total saturated fat, 102 mg sodium, 4 g total dietary fiber
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