How Much Do I need and how do I know if I am Getting Enough? – Anne Carlton « OSU Nutrition Now

How Much Do I need and how do I know if I am Getting Enough? – Anne Carlton « OSU Nutrition Now

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How Much Do I need and how do I know if I am Getting Enough? – Anne Carlton

Posted by OSU Nutrition Now ⋅ February 28, 2011 ⋅ 1 Comment

Being a busy college student with a hectic school schedule can unfortunately result in grabbing whatever is convenient and quick to refuel.  Trying to remember how many serving of vegetables and fruit you have consumed that day, is usually not at the top of our priority lists.  However, good nutrition is crucial to staying healthy and energized so that our brains and bodies can function at their highest potential.  Here are some fun guidelines to make balanced eating a little bit easier.

Here are some helpful hints for learning how to eyeball portion sizes :

So How much do I need a day?

Another Helpful hint for making sure you are getting balanced meals is to picture your plate like this:

Fill half of your plate with vegetables and fruit, ¼ grains and ¼ meat.

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