Fun fact: Only 7.9% of students report eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day.

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Being able to read a nutrition label is important to make healthy food choices. Here are five easy steps to help you read the label:
1. Look at the serving size – compare the serving size on the package to the amount that you eat
2. Look at the calories – calories tell you how much energy you get per serving
3. Look at the percent daily value (% DV) – indicates the nutrient content in the food out of 100%
● 5% DV or less is a little
● 15% DV or more is a lot
4. Try to get more of these nutrients: fibre, vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, calcium
5. Try to get less of these nutrients: fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, cholesterol
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Antioxidants are found naturally in foods and may lower your risk of developing chronic diseases. Common sources include vegetables and fruits, whole grain breads, beans, seeds, nuts and green tea. Try adding more of these foods to your diet to lower your disease risk! ... See MoreSee Less

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Many people believe that healthy eating is expensive. However, there are many ways that you can save money on your groceries, such as:
● Watching for sales by looking in grocery flyers and online
● Making a grocery list and sticking to it
● Buying frozen or canned fruits and vegetables
● Using coupons
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