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Before you buy a box of chocolates to celebrate Valentine’s Day read the label. Choose dark chocolate with at least 70 percent cocoa and avoid chocolates processed with alkali and added sugar.
All foods can responsibly fit into a healthy diet by making smart choices most of the time. Our bodies will be able to handle an occasional treat.
The most common mistakes are too many high-calorie or high-fat additions and not enough healthy carbohydrates or lean proteins to make the salad filling enough for a meal.
Through cooking you can sample foods and experience new flavors. This March, try new meal and snack choices by trying a new fruit or vegetable.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated October 6, 2022
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