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Tip 1 : For a fast lunch or supper, melt low-fat cheese over bread, add sliced tomatoes and sprinkle on chopped herbs.
Tip 2 : For breakfast try low-fat or fat-free yogurt. Mix in cereal or fruit for extra flavor, texture and nutrients.
Tip 3 : 1 flour tortilla (8 inches in diameter) counts as 2 oz of grains. Use My Plan to see how many ounces of grains you need each day.
Tip 4 : Cook your oatmeal or other hot cereal in fat-free or low-fat milk instead of water.
Tip 5 : Eat a variety of protein foods. Include beans, peas, nuts, lean meats, poultry, soy products & eggs. Choose seafood twice a week.
Tip 6 : Introduce whole grains bit by bit. Mix whole-grain cereal into your favorite cereal. Increase the whole grain amount slowly.
Tip 7 : Shopping tip: Find specials and coupons in your local paper or online for discounts on fresh, frozen, or canned vegetables.
Tip 8 : Add toasted peanuts or cashews--instead of meat--as the protein food in a vegetable stir-fry.
Tip 9 : Shopping tip: Find specials and coupons in your local paper or online for discounts on fresh, frozen, dried or canned fruits.
Tip 10 : Make a main dish salad with thin slices of cooked lean beef and a little crumble of blue cheese on top of salad greens.