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Do You Want Lower Risks? Try Smaller Portions!

Eating wisely can lead to living a long, healthy life. Eating the right types of foods and closely monitoring the amount you eat can also help prevent certain diseases, such as diabetes.

From portion control to a keeping a variety of healthy options on your plate, there are several elements that can help you eat wisely. For instance, you could consider switching to fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products for an easy, but effective change. The best place to start is talking with your doctor to find out what changes are right for you.

Improving your diet sooner rather than later can dramatically reduce chances of diseases like obesity, heart disease, diabetes and even some forms of cancer. You should motivate your entire family to get involved with wise eating; it will make achieving your weight and health goals easier.

Remember, you can use the My HealtheVet Food Journal to track your healthy choices and stay on track with eating wisely.

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Updated February 24, 2017