Nutrition Tips

A healthy diet emphasizes whole, minimally processed foods, such as fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains. Healthy eating also means lower amounts of red and processed meats, sugary foods and drinks and refined grains.

Plant-based diets full of whole or minimally processed foods are examples of healthy diets. They can include a range of dietary patterns that include mostly foods from plants (fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, legumes), and fewer animal foods. Diets that emphasize whole or minimally processed plant foods are good for your health and can help our planet by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Eat More Plants

  • Fill half of your plate with fruits and vegetables to lower your risk of heart disease and some cancers. Fresh, frozen, dried and low-sodium canned vegetables and fruits all provide the nutrients that make up a healthy diet.

  • Eat more proteins from plants, such as beans, seeds and nuts. These protein sources have less saturated fat than many animal proteins and choosing them more often may help create a healthier planet.

Limit Processed Foods and Drinks

Eat Healthy on a Budget

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