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2000 Calories a Day The Healthy Way

Today, a healthful diet such as one low in calories or low in fat no longer means dull, tasteless eating. Nor does it mean complicated meal planning. Technology today, in the highly competitive food market, has resulted in the development of top quality, satisfying products. Nearly every food on the...

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Why 2000 Calories?

When developing the new food label, the Food and Drug Administration needed a base for % Daily Values -- a new feature to help customers see at a glance the fat and other nutrient content of a certain food. A mathematically simple 2,000 calorie-a-day diet was chosen so that consumers...

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Day 1: 2000 Calories a Day The Healthy...

BREAKFAST Egg’n Muffin (1 egg, 1/2 ounce ham, 1 slice low-fat cheese, 1 English muffin, 1 tsp. reduced-fat margarine) Orange Juice (1 cup) MORNING SNACK Fruit Yogurt (1 cup) & Bran Mix (1 T.) Water with Lime Twist (1 cup) LUNCH Tropical Chicken Salad (1.5 ounce chicken breast, 1/8 cup...

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