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Budget Conscious? Read the Labels

Budget Conscious? Read the Labels

Compare nutrition facts on the product’s label to determine how much nutrition you’re getting for your food dollar. Review the serving size and the total number of servings in the container. If you’re managing your child’s blood sugar, look at carbohydrates, including added sugar and the fiber content.

Reviewed June 2013

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Themes

  • 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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