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(# 2) (# 5) (# 18) (# 66) Use fat free milk over whole milk. Drink water before a meal. Drink diet soda. Consume alcoholic beverages in moderation, if at all. (# 140) Order your latte or hot chocolate with fat-free (skim) milk. (# 160) Drink water or club soda-zest it up with a wedge of lemon or lime.

(# 23) (# 37) (# 79) (# 88) Don't eat late at night. Don't skip meals. Don't skip breakfast. Don't take seconds.

(# 6) (# 7) (# 21) (# 33) (# 38) (# 43) (# 69) (# 71) (# 83) (# 85) (# 86) (# 87) (# 90) (# 91) (# 93) (# 108) (# 109) (# 120) (# 121) (# 124) (# 128) Eat leaner red meat & poultry. Eat half your dessert. Eat off smaller plates. More carrots, less cake. Eat more celery sticks. Try your burger with just lettuce, tomato, and onion. Share an entree with a friend. Before going back for seconds, wait 10 or 10 minutes. You might not want seconds after all. Snack on fruits and vegetables. When eating out, choose a small or medium portion. If main dishes are too big, choose an appetizer or a side dish instead. Ask for salad dressing "on the side". Try a green salad instead of fries. Before going back for seconds, wait 10 or 15 minutes. You might not want seconds after all. Eat sweet foods in small amounts. Every time you eat a meal, sit down, chew slowly, and pay attention to flavors and textures. Try a new fruit or vegetable (ever had jicama, plantain, bok, choy, starfruit, or papaya?) The smaller your plate, the smaller your portion. Eat your meals at home on a smaller plate. Eat before grocery shopping. Top your favorite cereal with apples or bananas. Try fast food options such as smaller burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches or salads with low-calorie dressings, cups or bags of fresh fruit, low-fat milk, 100% fruit juice and bottled water. At sandwich shops, ask for leaner cuts and smaller amounts of roast beef, turkey, or ham; extra lettuce and tomato; and wholewheat, oatmeal, or rye bread. Make half your grains whole. Make your sandwich on 100% whole wheat or oatmeal bread or snack on whole grain crackers.

(# 11) (# 12) (# 13) (# 17) (# 20) (# 24) (# 25) (# 26) (# 29) (# 30) (# 32) (# 34) (# 35) (# 36) (# 39) (# 40) (# 41) (# 48) (# 51) (# 52) (# 55) (# 61) (# Avoid food portions larger than your fist. Mow lawn with push mower. Increase the fiber in your diet. Join an exercise group. Do yard work. Skip seconds. Work around the house. Skip buffets. Take dog to the park. Ask your doctor about taking a multivitamin. Use vegetable oils over solid fats. Fetch the newspaper yourself. Sit up straight at work. Wash the car by hand. Run when running errands. Pace the sidelines at kids' athletic games. Take wheels off luggage. Keep to a regular eating schedule. Perform gardening or home repair activities. Avoid laborsaving devices. Dance to music. Take the long way to the water cooler. Reward and acknowledge your efforts.

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Grill, steam or bake instead of frying. Grill fruits or vegetables. Bake or broil fish. Make up a batch of brownies with applesauce instead of oil or shortening. Use whole grains in mixed dishes such as barley in vegetable soups or stews, bulgur in casseroles, or brown rice in stir fries. Vary your veggies - it's easy to go dark green. Add frozen chopped spinach, collard greens, or turnip greens into a pot of soup. Microwave a sweet potato for a delicious side dish. Get your calcium-rich foods. Use fatfree or low-fat milk instead of water when you make oatmeal, hot cereals, or condensed cream soups, such as cream of tomato. Trim visible fat from meat and remove skin from poultry. Broil, grill, roast, or poach meal, poultry or fish instead of frying. Know your fats. Use some vegetable oil instead of butter for cooking and baking. Plan some meals around a vegetable main dish, such as a stir-fry or soup. Then add other foods to complement it. Stock up on frozen vegetables for quick and easy cooking in the microwave. Grill vegetable kabobs as part of a barbecue meal. Try tomatoes, green peppers, and onions. Have fruit for dessert, such as baked apples, pears, or a fruit salad. Lower the sodium. Rinse canned foods, such as tuna and canned beans, to remove some of the sodium. Use spices instead of salt. Start by cutting salt in half. Add vegetables like bell peppers, broccoli, spinach, mushrooms or tomatoes to your egg or egg white

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Do sit-ups in front of the TV. (# 27) Skate to work instead of driving. (# 70) Bicycle to the store instead of driving. (# 91) Choose an activity that fits into your daily (# life. 110) Ask a friend to exercise with you. (# Make time in your day for physical activity. 132) Exercise with a video if the weather is bad. Bike to the barbershop or beauty salon instead of driving. (# If you find it difficult to be active after work, 133) try it before work. Take a walk or do desk exercises instead of a cigarette or coffee break. (# Take small trips on foot to get your body 135) moving. (# Play with your kids 30 minutes a day. 138) Keep a pair of comfortable walking or running shoes in your car and office. Choose activities you enjoy & you'll be more likely to stick with them. (# Stretch before bed to give you more energy 142) when you wake. (# Explore new physical activities. 143) Vary your activities, for interest and to (# broaden the range of benefits. 147) Stay active in winter. Play with your kids. Buy a set of hand weights and play a round of (# Simon Says with your kids - you do it with 155) the weights, they do without. Swim with your kids. (# You can break up your physical activity into 156) 10-15 minute sessions throughout the day-it's (# the daily total that matters. Aim for at least 157) 30 minutes for adults, 60 minutes for children. (# Be active--Walk the dog, don't just watch the 159) dog walk. (# top 162) (# 163) (# 165)

(# 1) (# 4) (# 8) (# 9) (# 14) (# 15) (# 16) (# 19) (# 22) (# 31) (# 57) (# 58) (# 89) (# 92) (# 94) (# 95) (# 97) (# 98) (# 114) Walk to work. Walk during lunch hour. Walk instead of driving whenever you can. Take family walk after dinner. Walk to your place of worship instead of driving. Walk kids to school. Get a dog and walk it. Replace Sunday drive with Sunday walk. Get off a stop early & walk. Go for a half-hour walk instead of watching TV. Make a Saturday morning walk a group habit. Walk briskly in the mall. Park farther from destination and walk. Walk instead of sitting around. Take your dog on longer walks. Drink lots of water. Walk the beach instead of sunbathing. Walk to a co-worker's desk instead of emailing or calling them. When walking, go up the hills instead of around them.

(# 43) Try your burger with just lettuce, tomato, and onion. (# 81) Try brown rice or whole-wheat pasta. (# 90) Try a green salad instead of fries. (# Try a new fruit or vegetable (ever had 109) jicama, plantain, bok choy, starfruit or papaya?) (# Try fast food options such as smaller 128) burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches or salads with low-calorie dressings, cups or bags of fresh fruit, low-fat milk, 100% fruit juice and bottled water. (# Try thin slices of avocado on a 146) sandwich or sprinkle some nuts on a salad. (# Try a main dish salad for lunch. Go 153) light on the salad dressing. (# Try eating at least 2 vegetables with 169) dinner.