How Should You Spend Your Calorie Salary?
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Alice Henneman, MS, RD
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension
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USDA'S MyPlate symbolizes a simple, personalized approach to remind consumers to make healthy food choices and be active every day.
Think of MyPlate as a "calorie salary" guide that helps you get the most health and enjoyment from what you eat. Plan calories the same as major expenses — such as a car, house, or vacation.
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