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Better health is in the bag.

 

Learn the tips and tricks for each food group to make healthy choices when you’re at the grocery store.

 

Breads and Grains 

• Choose foods made with whole grains. Brown rice and whole-wheat bread and pasta are great choices.

• Whole grains are a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals.

 

Fruits and Vegetables 

• Compare prices between whole and pre-cut fruits and vegetables.

• Choose “low sodium” or “no salt added” canned vegetables.

•Choose canned fruit that is packed in water or its own juices instead of in syrup.

 

Dairy 

• Choose milk and other dairy foods that are low-fat or non-fat.

 

Protein 

• Fish, beans and nuts are great sources of protein.

• Choose lean meats and chicken that have less fat.

• If you buy canned tuna or other fish, choose cans packed with water.

 

Read the nutrition label. 

• Look at calories and consider serving sizes.

 

If you have any questions about your health plan, our member advocates are here for you. Just call 1-877-542-8997, TTY 711. Or visit us online at myuhc.com/CommunityPlan.

 

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