Registered dietitians use the Dietary Guidelines for Americans as the scaffolding for a healthy diet.
- Make half your plate fruits and vegetables
- Focus on whole fruits
- Vary your vegetables
- Make half your grains whole grains
- Vary your protein routine
- Move to low-fat or fat-free dairy milk or yogurt
- Choose foods and beverages with less added sugars, saturated fat, and sodium.
- Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020 - 2025