Your Plate

                       Does your plate look like this?

your plate

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Are you incorporating all these important food groups in your day?
Your Plate Basics:
 

Fruits and Vegetables

Eat one dark green and one orange vegetable everyday
Eat more fruits than vegetables
Prepare vegetables and fruits with little or no fat, sugar or salt

Grain products

Make at least half of your grains products whole grain everyday
Choose grain products that are lower in fat, sugar or salt

Dairy

Drink skim, 1% or 2% milk everyday
Choose lower fat dairy products (yogurt and cheese)

Meat and meat alternatives

Select lean meats and alternatives with little or no added fat or salt
Eat meat alternatives such as beans, lentils and tofu often
Eat at least two servings of fish every week

Fats and Oils

Include small amounts of unsaturated fat every day

Beverages

Satisfy your thirst with water
Limit food and beverages high in calories, fat, sugar or salt

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