Foods containing essential nutrients can help us prevent disease and even restore our health. Finding a balance between foods that promote health and those that may be less nutritious is important for long term well-being. Strive to choose foods that are better for your health more often.
How to Eat Healthy
The number of servings you need each day from each food group depends on your calorie needs. To determine your calorie needs and find the number of servings that is right for you, visit the MyPlate Daily Food Plan.
Typical American diets exceed the recommended intake levels or limits in four categories: calories from solid fats and added sugars; refined grains; sodium and saturated fat. (President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition)