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Keep it balanced

Always remember to keep your meals balanced by including foods from all the food groups. For example, you can have chicken for protein, roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes for carbohydrates and fruit for dessert. Fat can be incorporated when preparing any of the components of the meal, for example it can be used to prepare a salad dressing if you are having salad.

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