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Meal Planning

Developing a plan of what you will eat can help you meet your nutritional needs.

Here are some quick tips to help get you started.

  1. Think about what you're in the mood for. Do you want something... Salty or sweet?
    Crunchy or soft?
    Hot or cold?
  2. How much time and money will you have to spend on this meal? Be realistic.
  3. Choose a protein source.
  4. Pick a grain that will compliment the protein.
  5. Incorporate some fruits or vegetables, if not both.

*Moderately-sized, well-balanced meals and snacks will keep your metabolism working and can help to prevent over-eating behaviors.