Home > Healthy Living > Healthy Lifestyle
did you know?
A more-ripe, sweeter Chiquita banana (yellow with brown speckles) delivers quick energy.
 
Healthy Lifestyle
A healthy lifestyle begins with you.
You have what it takes to maintain a healthy lifestyle because maintaining a healthy lifestyle starts with you. It’s about making good choices in what, as well as how much, you eat.
 
 
According to the USDA’s “MyPlate” program:
“Your food and physical activity choices each day affect your health – how you feel today, tomorrow and in the future. Choose a change that you can make today, and move toward a healthier you.”
1
Make ½ your plate fruits and veggies:

Think of fruits and veggies as an entrée, not only a side dish

Eat a variety of fruits and veggies including dark-green, leafy green, red and orange veggies and beans and peas

2
Balance Calories

Enjoy the food you eat, but eat less

Eat a large variety of foods

Avoid oversized portions

Make at least half your grains whole grains

3
Decrease these foods:

Compare sodium levels in foods like soup, bread and frozen meals. Choose foods with lower sodium numbers

Consume less than 10% of your daily calories from saturated fats

Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk

Chiquita Banana Bread Chiquita Pineapple Upside Down Biscuits Chiquita Banana and Dark Chocolate Muffins Chiquita Plantain Tostone Chiquita Banana Split Smoothie Chiquita Pineapple Freezes Grilled Chiquita Banana and Sausage Kebabs