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Health Minute: Nutrition

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You’re listening to WPSU’s Health Minute, a collaboration with Penn State’s College of Nursing.

Healthy living includes healthy eating. Making nutritious food choices can help you stay strong and maintain the energy you need to live a full life. Here are some tips for making better food choices when cooking at home or eating out.

  • Include colorful fruits and vegetables.
  • Choose whole grains.
  • Use low fat dairy products.
  • Choose lean protein such as beans, eggs, lean meats, poultry, and seafood.
  • Look for foods that are low in sodium.
  • Drink more water and avoid sugary drinks.
  • Avoid eating a lot of fatty foods.

Making wise food decisions will help you and your family stay healthier.
Learn more from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at

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I’m Cheraine Stanford, WPSU.

Cheraine Stanford is the Content Strategy Director at WPSU, responsible for developing the station's original productions across digital, radio and television.
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