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    Question 1/6

    You’re at a sit-down restaurant. How can you eat healthy?

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    Answer 1/6

    You’re at a sit-down restaurant. How can you eat healthy?

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    Restaurants often serve up mega potions. What they put on your plate is often big enough for at least two people. Eating too much can lead to unhealthy weight gain.

    To keep your portions in check:

    First, look at the menu.Try ordering entrees listed as "lite." That usually means those meals are lower in unhealthy fats and sugar and may be a more reasonable portion size.

    You could also try ordering two side dishes to make right-sized a meal that isn’t too much.

    Then, when your food is served, ask for a box if what you’re served is too big.It can be really easy to eat everything on your plate, so go ahead and cut it in half and box up one half. That way you don’t accidentally overeat. You can make two meals out of one!

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    Question 2/6

    You're at school. It’s pizza day. How many slices is 1 serving?

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    Answer 2/6

    You're at school. It’s pizza day. How many slices is 1 serving?

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    One slice is enough, and it should look about the same size as two $1 bills. If your slice bigger than that, it’s too big. Try cutting it down.

    One slice from a 14-inch, regular-crust cheese pizza can have 300 calories and half the unhealthy saturated fat you should have in a day. 

    Eat two slices and you'll have all the unsaturated fat you're supposed to eat all day. If you add pepperoni or sausage, that's even more unhealthy saturated fat. Not good. Too much unhealthy fat is bad for your heart and can make you gain unhealthy weight.

    Try getting a veggie, side salad, or a piece of fruit on the side to help fill you up. Low-fat milk would be a great drink.

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    Question 3/6

    It's dinnertime. What should you put on your plate first?

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    Answer 3/6

    It's dinnertime. What should you put on your plate first?

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    Avoid eating too many high-calorie foods by loading up on veggies and fruit first. They should fill half your plate at every meal, so start there.

    Now only half of your plate is empty. Fill half of that (1/4 of your plate) with a lean protein -- like lean meat or beans. The right-size portion of meat is about the size of your palm or a deck of cards.  

    Fill the last 1/4 of your plate with a whole grain like multi-grain bread, whole wheat pasta, or brown rice. Whole grains are more filling and nutritious than refined "white" versions.

    And don't forget low-fat dairy. Have a glass of low-fat milk to complete your dinner.

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    Question 4/6

    You're going to a party. What will help you keep from eating too much?

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    Answer 4/6

    You're going to a party. What will help you keep from eating too much?

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    Parties are fun! But with so many foods that can have a lot of unhealthy fats in them, it’s best to try and keep how much you have in check. Luckily, all of these options can help you.

    Before you go to a party, eat something healthy first, like fruit and low-fat yogurt or reduced-fat cheese and whole wheat crackers. That way you won't be starving when you get to the party and gobble up everything you see.

    When you're at the party, try swapping out sugary soda for water instead. Sugary soda has empty calories that you don't need.

    When you get to the food, get a few tastes of your favorites, then go. Don't hang around and talk near the snacks where you may be tempted to eat more than you need. Instead of seconds, get your friends to put on some music and dance or play an active video game.

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    Question 5/6

    Skipping breakfast is a good way to avoid eating too much during the day.

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    Answer 5/6

    Skipping breakfast is a good way to avoid eating too much during the day.

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    False. Skipping breakfast is NOT a good idea.

    You need breakfast to give your body fuel for the day. If you don't get healthy food in your tank, you won't have enough energy to do all the things you want to do. It can even make you feel cranky and rattle your focus. Eating breakfast also kick-starts your metabolism.

    But don't just grab a doughnut. Eat from all the food groups. Have some whole-grain cereal with fruit, low-fat milk, and maybe an egg. You'll have the nutrition you need for a great start to your day.

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    Question 6/6

    How can you save yourself from a giant popcorn at the movies?

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    How can you save yourself from a giant popcorn at the movies?

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    Snack before you go or split that popcorn. It can be tempting to grab one of those huge tubs of buttered popcorn at the movies and wash it down with a soda. But a large combo like that can have as many calories and a lot more unhealthy fats as three Big Macs!  And that's before you add any type of buttery topping.

    For a healthier movie treat, split a small, unbuttered popcorn with a friend. Better yet, skip the popcorn and eat something healthy before or after the movie instead.

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    Super job! You know how to keep portions under control.

    Pretty good. You know a few things about making sure you aren’t eating unhealthy amounts of food, which can lead to unhealthy weight gain. Check out this FIT Portion Plate Helperfor more hints.

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