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Healthy Eating Plate Portions | Mamavation Monday


While searching Pinterest I found this healthy eating plate portion guideline from the Harvard School of Public Health.  I found it interesting that they say to limit milk/dairy because they are not must have foods.  I love yogurt and milk, and so does my son.  Do you think I am harming my family for eating those?  I know many people drink coconut milk, etc. instead, but I have heard that those things are actually not good for you as well.  What are your thoughts on dairy?


My goals for this Week:

  1. Get in at least 10,000 steps a day.
  2. Really work at getting at least 100 oz of water a day.
  3. Increase my vegetable intake.
  4. Eat breakfast everyday.

What are your goals for this week?!

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  1. The only thing I take issue with is “avoid bacon”. :)

  2. My sister-in-law keeps a healthy plate picture on her refrigerator to remind her.

  3. We eat lots of dairy here as well and I have also heard that! I’ve tried cutting back a little, but it’s hard!

  4. Good luck on your goals! I need to get back to my ideal water intake, too – vacation really threw that for a loop :)

  5. I think dairy has its place. Everything in moderation. i keep low fat milk and almond milk in my home.

  6. Great visual for eating! I have one of those portion plates from Nutrisystem and it really helps me. Thanks for sharing.

  7. I need to exercise more.

  8. I thought the new thing was 3 servings of dairy actually help you lose weight…boy things are confusing, lol.

  9. Hmmmm….I’m curious about the milk/dairy recommendation! I’d never heard that before. I worry about that myself. My daughter showed signs of lactose intolerance as a baby, so we put her on soy milk. Now, I’m freaking about that decision and GMOs. I’m so worried about the state of affairs with the food we have available!

  10. I am very lactose intolerant and I drink no milk but I do have soy milk when I eat cereal (so not very often). I can do yogurt and a small amount of cheese with no much issues but everything else is off limits. I cook with milk when I have to but I always regret it.

    You’ll never get a straight answer on dairy. Some people are for it, some against it. I think if you like it, use it.

  11. I can live with those recommended plate servings. Veggies are my favorite part of the meal!

  12. I’ve heard that about dairy too, and have tried cutting back as much as possible. I love that plate though, I really need to print something like that for my kids to help them with their meal setup.

  13. Thats a lot of veggies LOL.

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