Shopping for right food is also a key element when you are trying to lose weight. These guidelines below will help you select the right food when you are shopping:
Tip Sheet: Healthy Eating Starts with Healthy Shopping
This 1-page tip sheet provides suggestions for lower fat and lower calorie foods to fill the kitchen with when one goes shopping.
Low Calorie Shopping List
This one pager describes how to use the Nutrition Facts Label when shopping for low calorie foods.
Fat-Free Versus Regular Calorie Comparison
This one pager describes common fat-free or reduced fat foods that don’t necessarily mean low calorie foods when compared to the regular versions.
Lower Fat, Lower Calorie Alternative Foods
This is 2-pager is a great resource for offering suggestions for lower-fat versions of higher-fat foods.
Fruit and Vegetables of the Month (CDC 5 A Day)
This link takes you to CDC’s Fruit and Vegetables of the Month yearly calendar. Each month has a fruit and vegetable that is featured and information about the fruit and vegetable is provided, including its origin, nutrient information, how to shop for them, storage, and recipes