At the heart of good health is good nutrition. In addition to exercise, smart every day food choices make a big difference in living a healthy lifestyle. Look for foods displaying the Most Healthy fork on menus, serving lines, grab-and-go items, and catered buffets to quickly and easily spot the offerings which meet our Most Healthy guidelines. Food items bearing the Most Healthy fork conform to the following nutritional guidelines:
When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight for a lifetime, the bottom line is – calories count! Weight management is all about balance—balancing the number of calories you consume with the number of calories your body uses.
Saturated fat is found mostly in foods from animals. Foods from animals include meat, butter, cream, milk, cheeses and other dairy products including milk.
The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend limiting sodium to less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) per day.
The recommended dietary fiber intake is 14 grams per 1,000 calories consumed. This is based on the recommendations set forth by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.