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Tips To Help Families Improve Health (NAPS)--Althougb March is offi- cially National Nutrition Month, any- time is a good time to eat more nutri- tiously, points out the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). It offers 12 tips to help. Go fresh..Choose fresh seatood, lean poultry, and beans as your protein source. If using ground meats, choose 93 percent lean ground turkey or ground sirloin beef for tacos, enchiladas or tostadas. Make fresh salsa or black bean dip. Store-bought salsa is often loaded with sodium. If you plan to have more than a tablespoon or two, fresh salsa is a much better option. Guacamole contains healthy fats, but it is high in fat and calories. Measure out portions. It is. easy to overeat on snacks like tortilla chips. Measure out just one serving (usually about 10) so you can save room for the main course. Favor whole grains. Brown rice is a whole grain and has more nutrients than white rice. Use corn and whole wheat tortillas instead of those made with flour. Buy or bake whole grain breads and baked goods. Use the plate method. Fill half of your plate with non-starchy vegetables. Fill one quarter of your plate with alean protein. Then fill one quarter of your plate with a starchy food, such as beans or brown rice. Use healthy cooking methods. Grill your chicken, fish or vegetables. You can also try baking, steaming or broiling. You ran spend less and still eat well. Keep a bowl of fruit out on a table or count= er to encourage healthy snacking. Precut veggies and make "grab and go" packets. Pack your lunch. Skip eating out and bring your lunch. "National Nutrition Month is an op- portunity to learn more about nutrition and try new and healthy foods. Eating healthy foods can help weight manage- ment and lower risk for many chronic diseases including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer, which especially affect many Latino communities," said Elaine Auld, CEO of SOPHE. Substituting foods and even small Tues. April 18. 2017 Hinton News - 5 irginia esI r, ng rom mp,ng Small amounts of vegetable oil, olive oil or cooking spray are better options. Beans make a great protein source. Use dried beans when you can. They are By Barbara Daniels permitted concentrations of state. Thejudg'ment willbe appealed lower in sodium than canned varieties. On April 4, Maryland's Governor industrial waste put into creeks and in Richmond on May 9th. Always drain and rinse canned beans to dietary changes can lead to positive Hogan signed legislation that now allows it to be dumped just a Others in Fayette county are remove excess sodium. If you are buy- results, notes Auld. 1~c~citzt[ter~ ~cport permanently bans fracking. After half mile above public water intakesl sunenng the results of unrestricted ing canned refried beans, buy fat-free that more than 40 percent of Latinos studying the issue in depth,Allowing any toxic waste at all waste dumping as well. varieties. Or make your own by blend- are obese. Auld is working with SOPHE ing whole black or pinto beans in a food members and other partners to decrease Maryland is the third U.S. state to into WV creeks shows industry In Minden in the 1970s, PCB- processor With spices, those numbers, pass such a ban along with New takeover, laden transformers were dumped Go easy on the cheese. Cheese is "We want to help Latino communi. York, Vermontanfl ten nations. Meanwhile, billions of gallons of into mine-poDls, a major source of high in saturated fat and in sodium, ties, families and individuals overcome In West Virginia, however, things toxic, highly radioactive frack waste drinking water. Now, according to Queso fresco is a great choice if used the barriers to good health" Auld added, are different. WV is controlled by are generated annually in WV with local studies, the incidence of cancer in moderation. You can also try re- "We want to make healthy living easier industry. Any damage inflicted on nowhere safe to go. In the south of is rapidly increasing there. duced-fat cheeses, where people live, learn, work, and play? people and the environment is the state, Fayette County passed an Along with other evidence, seeing Substitute healthier options for The Society for Public Health Ed- apparently of no concern to the anti-dumping ordinance to protect how seriously fraeking is polluting sour cream, Non-fat Greek or plain ucation is partnering in a three-year officials that industry installs, its people, and its main industry, WV, Maryland's Governor Hogan yogurt and non-fat plain yogurt have a nationwide project called the National Though once strict, West Virginia's tourism, from West Virginia's lack said, "The possible environmental similar taste and texture to sour cream Implementation and Dissemination for water protection rules have been of oversight. Nevertheless refusing risks of fracking simply outweigh for much less calories and fat. Chronic Disease Prevention, funded by systematically weakened~r ignored, to hear evidence, a federal judge has any potential benefits." Maryland is CUt your portion size when eating the Centers for Disease Control and Pre- o/it. If you eat out, split the meal with vention. There are 97 projects in commu- For example this March, the WV ruled in favor of EQT, a fracking the first state with gas reserves to someone else, eat half the meal and nities across the nation assisting people legislature passed the '--Cancer company contesting the ordinance, pass a ban through the legislature. bring home .leftovers, or order a kid- and communities in living healthier lives. Creek" bill, H.B. 2506. It was Although Fayette county itself In Maryland, a new billboard now s~zedmeal. Learn more at #Partnering4Health and promoted by the WV Manufacturers has no horizontal hydrofracturing, says "Welcome to Frack-Free Snack on fruits and vegetables, www.partnering4health.org. 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