Wonderful infographic in a site from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Its important to know what a healthy diet looks like (more veggies) if that is how you want to eat. I highly recommend anyone interested in healthy eating read through this site for a good collection of well researched articles.
- 50% fruits and vegetables – aim for color and variety and potatoes don’t count.
- 25% whole grains – whole wheat, barley, wheat berries, quinoa, oats, brown rice, and foods made with them, such as whole wheat pasta
- 25$ protein: more fish! chicken, beans, nuts
- use the good oils: olive, canola, soy, corn, sunflower, peanut…
- mind the sugar
- drink water
The Healthy Eating Plate summarizes the best evidence-based dietary information available today. As nutrition researchers are continually discovering valuable information, The Healthy Eating Plate will be updated to reflect new findings.