Getting Enough Fiber?

Getting Enough Fiber? Most Americans eat only half the recommended amount, but this nutrient has health powers too great to ignore. Fiber-rich foods help keep the bowels healthy and lower the risk of heart disease, obesity and diabetes. Serve fiber-rich foods like beans, whole grain breads and breakfast cereals and all types of fruits and vegetables, like potatoes, at every meal and snack.
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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.

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