Harvard Health Letter

Better nutrition when cooking for one

People who live alone may not feel like preparing large meals for themselves. They may just want to eat convenience foods. That puts a person at risk for malnutrition. Instead, it’s better to change the definition of a meal, and make it convenient but still nutritious. Healthy meals should include lean meat, fresh fruits and vegetables, and whole grains. An example is a grilled cheese and tomato sandwich on whole-wheat bread, with a piece of fruit. 
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