Holiday time is often is often peppered with parties and festivities including potlucks, where you are expected to come bearing a homemade dish to share. This year, consider bringing something that tastes good, and is good for you, too.
Making healthier food choices can help you reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes.
Colleen Doyle, MS, RD, American Cancer Society managing director of nutrition and physical activity, recommends making something you like to eat that’s healthy, so you’ll know there will be a healthy option for you at the party. In general, she advises preparing dishes that include lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and/or lean protein. Vegetarian options also make good choices.
Here are just a few ideas to get you started:
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