MOVE Weight Management Program - West Texas VA Health Care System
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West Texas VA Health Care System


MOVE Weight Management Program

Eating Healthy

Making healthy choices with better eating habits.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

MAKING NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS?  Managing your weight with a healthy plate might be a good place to start!  Your West Texas VA Health Care System Dietitians have information on how you can create a healthy plate to help you lose weight.

Key principles in weight loss are: use a 9 inch plate, make half of that plate fruits and vegetables, add lean protein, include some whole grain, and don’t forget some low fat dairy.

Also important to consider are: avoid extra fat, don’t skip meals, try new foods, and to slow down when you are eating.

For a copy of the healthy plate placemat or for more information on weight management programs for Veterans, please contact your VA dietitians at 1-800-472-1365 extension 7070, 7067, or 7394!



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