Health soars when you eat a balanced diet. You will reach peak health, and your children will thrive and grow to their fullest potential when provided a nutrient-rich diet bursting with variety. Adults require over 50 nutrients a day, but today’s standard American diet leaves many nutrition gaps that impair health. This section covers a balanced meal plate, portion sizes, and mindful eating. The soup recipes provide a terrific way to get more vegetables in your diet! By preparing soups at home, you can avoid unwanted fat, sodium, and additives found in store-bought soup.