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Meet Candice and James: The Newest Real-Life Family in the #MyPlateMyWins Video Series

Posted by Sarah Chang, MPH, RD, Acting Lead Nutritionist for Outreach and Social Media, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion in Food and Nutrition
Sep 28, 2016
Candice, husband James, and their two-year-old son
The MyPlate, MyWins video series shows how real families make healthy eating work for them. Meet pregnant mom Candice, husband James, and their two-year-old son in the newest video.

Every family is unique, and when it comes to healthy eating, it’s important to find solutions that work for you. The MyPlate, MyWins video series features real-life families sharing their tips for success. In the newest video, Candice & James share how they plan healthy meals involving their two-year old son. For this growing family, preparing ahead is key.

“When I get hungry and I’m not prepared, I make bad decisions,” says pregnant mom Candice. “If the set-up is there for you, then your split-second decisions are still good.”

Meet Candice & James, the newest family featured in the MyPlate, MyWins video series, as they explore a local farmers market and teach their two-year-old about healthy eating:

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Category/Topic: Food and Nutrition