Kick off your diet with tips from ChooseMyPlate

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) - If you are looking to eat healthier but are not sure where to start, there are free resources available to help. A guest with the Florida Department of Health in Bay County joined us in studio with the details.

Eating healthy is a journey shaped by many factors, and all your food and beverage choices count. MyPlate is a free resource available online that offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating style.

Some advice includes focusing on whole fruits, varying your vegetables, making half of your grains whole grains, and switching your dairy intact from whole fat to low-fat or fat-free.

For more information, watch Jessica's full interview.

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