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Every Meal Counts

REVOLUTION FOODS PRESENTS EVERY MEAL COUNTS Building your way to a healthier diet doesn't need to be overwhelming. It starts one meal at a time, making small changes and exercising smart judgment on how to build your meal. Oftentimes, decisions we think are smart have hidden consequences like higher sugar, fat and calories. % DAILY VALUE(S) BASED ON A 2,000 CALORIE DIET ORANGE FRUIT CUP 52.8% daily value(s) of sugar 25% daily value(s) of sugar (9 grams) (19 grams) An orange contains very little sugar and only 1 ingredient. Can contain 9+ ingredients, including artificial colors and high fructose corn syrup. BROCCOLI BAKED POTATO 43mg 21mg of vitamin c per cup of vitamin c in a large russet potato The benefits of vitamin C may include protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, and even skin wrinkling. Insufficient Vitamin C can cause inflammation of the gums, small red or purple spots on the skin, joint pain and poor wound healing. GRILLED CHICKEN FRIED CHICKEN O grams of artificial trans fat 1.2 grams of artificial trans fat It's advised to limit trans fats to Trans fat it often found in fried food and can lead to an elevated risk of coronary less than 1% of total daily calories (less than 2 grams). heart disease. WHOLE GRAIN BAGEL TYPICAL FRUIT MUFFIN 0.25% daily value(s) of saturated fat 45% daily value(s) of saturated fat Saturated fat is the biggest dietary cause of high LDL levels ("bad cholesterol"). Eating too much saturated fat is one of the major risk factors for heart disease. DATMEAL GRANOLA BAR 8g of sugar 0.41g of sugar in a 41g packet of unsweetened oatmeal in a 28g granola bar Oatmeal is low in sugar. Granola bars are higher in sugar and calories. SKIM MILK CHOCOLATE MILK 7% daily value(s) of calories 4.3% daily value(s) of calories (140 calories) (86 calories) There are almost 60% more calories A glass of skim milk is lower in calories than flavored milk. in a glass of non-fat chocolate milk than there are in skim milk. Even worse, chocolate milk can have as much sugar and calories as a jelly donut! WHY IT MATTERS OBESITY RELATED CONDITIONS INCLUDE: HEART DISEASE STROKE TYPE 2 DIABETES CANCER TIN 3 KIDS TIN 2 MINORITIES TIN 3 TEENS TIN 3 ADULTS WILL DEVELOP ARE OVERWEIGHT TYPE 2 DIABETES BY 2050 OR OBESE IN THE U.S. Over the past 50 years, people worldwide have TRIPLED the amount of sugar consumed. SUGAR 1962 2012 THE CURRENT GENERATION 12,000 DEATHS IS EXPECTED TO HAVE A LOWER LIFESPAN CAUSED BY OBESITY EVERY YEAR THAN THEIR PARENTS WHAT YOU CAN DO A Simple Look At How Nutrients Stack Up. EAT BEANS A diet high in fiber can help you maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels. As a bonus, because fiber helps you feel full longer, it's a great tool in weight management. Recommended daily value 1 CUP 16 GRAMS OF FIBER 21-25 30-88 Over half the recommended Grams Grams daily value EAT MORE GREENS BROCCOLI KALE ROMAINE LETTUCE ICEBERG LETTUCE 150 1.5 150 1.5 4.3 125 1.0 1.0 2.8 100 0.7 47 1.2 33 0.5 0.4 0.9 18 PROTEIN CALCIUM IRON *All based on a 100g serving EVERY MEAL COUNTS 50 MILLION MEALS HEALTHY Big changes come from little ones. Thanks to the support of education innovators across the country, Revolution Foods is celebrating its 50 millionth healthy school meal served.O Sources: | real food for allT | | | || | | JOIN OUR REVOLUTION f RevolutionFoods Created by revolution OMANIFOLD y @RevolutionFoods FOODS for Revolution Foods Grams Milligrams Milligrams

Every Meal Counts

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Building your way to a healthier diet doesn't need to be overwhelming. It starts one meal at a time, making small changes and exercising smart judgement on how to build your meal. Oftentimes, decision...


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