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Quick Tips to Give Your Diet a Boost

Issue May 2009

Food is part of your everyday life, but did you know it may help reduce your risk of heart disease, improve your bone health, or protect against a variety of other health concerns that may be weighing on your mind?  Now is the perfect time to start taking control of your health by making choices to consume foods that provide added health benefits.  The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a tool that provides information about these foods as well as quick and easy tips on how to include them in your diet.   To access this helpful tool, please /Content/6/FINAL-IFIC-Fndtn-Functional-Foods-Backgrounder-with-Tips-and-changes-03-11-09.pdf.

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