Is your nutrition intake meeting your goals? Do you need more ways to make healthy food fun for your child(ren)? Do you eat out often and struggle with proper nutrition? Our Healthwise® Knowledgebase has you covered! View some healthy ways to get proper nutrition below. For additional resources, you may call our CHP Health Information Line which can assist with additional tips, tools and resources for your health-related questions.
Fresh and yummy ways to eat more fruits and veggies
Bored with your veggie routine? Here are some new ways to add fruits and vegetables throughout the day. In the morning, add some berries to your yogurt, or salsa on your scrambled eggs. At lunch, ask for extra veggies on your sandwich. Fill half your dinner plate with a colorful salad. Switch your dessert to baked apples or grilled pineapple. Find more tips on fruits and veggies on our Healthwise® Knowledgebase.
5 ways to help your kids get 5 a day
Getting your kids to eat healthy foods can be tough. Add some fun to meals by offering them a rainbow. One way to get the full benefit of good nutrition is to eat fruits and vegetables of many colors. Try a scavenger hunt in the produce section - see if they can find all the colors in the rainbow. Find more ideas to make healthy eating more fun on our Healthwise® Knowledgebase.
Boost your fiber, vitamins, and minerals for your heart health
Want a healthier heart? Try upping your fruit and vegetable servings. Think of 5 servings as the minimum and strive to beat that every day. Challenge yourself to eat a fruit or vegetable with every meal. Learn how eating more fruits and veggies can help you live a heart-healthy life on our Healthwise® Knowledgebase.
Dining Out? 4 tips to be sure you get your veggies
You can do both - eat our and eat healthy. Choose food that includes more fruits and vegetables to stay in control and make healthier food choices. Scan the menu for a vegetarian meal. Ask for substitutions - a salad or fruit cup for the fries, or some leafy greens for the rice. Find more tips in this handy guide on our Healthwise® Knowledgebase.