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Four Easy Ways To Eat Well in the New Year

Posted by Staff, National Agricultural Library in Food and Nutrition
Jan 05, 2021
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Eating well can fuel your body and help it to feel its best.

Do you have resolutions for healthy eating this year? Eating well can fuel your body and help it feel its best as you move through your day. Use these four simple ideas from to start the year with your health in mind.

  1. Try seasonal recipes for flavorful veggies. Add extra vegetables to your plate with healthy sides like Collard Greens and Cabbage and Asparagus Parmesan. Winter is also a great time for hearty soups like Lentil Soup or Broccoli Potato Soup.
  2. Create a healthy eating plan for the year. Use the tips and resources on’s Healthy Eating page to build healthy eating habits for you and your family. Start with one goal at a time and track your progress to see your accomplishments.
  3. Keep your food safe. Whether you are cooking your food or having it delivered, food safety helps you stay well.’s Food Safety on the Go page shares resources about food and grocery delivery, and the Safe Food Storage page has information about food prepared at home.
  4. Start healthy habits early. Eating well is important for the whole family. Use the activities, games, and videos in our Kids’ Corner to teach your children the importance of nutrition and encourage healthy choices as they grow.

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Category/Topic: Food and Nutrition