How to Build a Healthy Eating Pattern

Follow these tips — based on the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans — for making choices that can help you reach or keep a healthy body weight, get the nutrients you need, and lower your risk of health problems like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancers.

Students learned about the benefits of eating whole grain foods and how they keep us healthy! They also learned about the difference between natural sugar and processed sugar. All of the students made their own Fruit Pizza with a mini whole wheat pita, raspberries, blackberries, kiwi, straw fruit, and lite cream cheese. One student named Joseph (seen in the picture) stated “I love making fruit pizza! I can’t wait to make it at home and I’m going to add apple and bananas slices to it!”

Justine Cobb

Chemung County