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50% Veggies



I try to make 50% of every meal I eat vegetables. It particularly helps when I am away from home, I automatically fill my plate half full with salad, then add the protein and carbs.

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Keeps plenty of fiber in my diet, too!

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  • MAX6676
    My doctor told me to do this too. Sometimes I get tired of chewing all the vegies, but it tastes so good. I also heard that the act of chewing helps reduce stress. - by MAX6676
  • Go to and look up how to make your favorite dressings. Remember you can sub greek yogurt for mayo or heavy cream. - by CAPRINEQUEEN
  • MISSM66
    I am eating more vegetables now than before,and every morning I make my own veggies juice and it is Great,I love in that way I get more veggies in my day, and the next thing I don't use Salad Dressing,only use lemon with a little Olive oil. - by MISSM66
  • i been more salad but i love salad dressing omg 2 tbs 150 cal and all the sodium wow now that makes me sad!! i dont like any of the low cal dressings or low cal anything for that matter anyone have suggestions? emoticon - by PINKONYX

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