Foods and Nutrients to Increase
- Whole Grains
- Low-fat or fat free milk
- Vegetable Oils
- Monounsaturated Fats – Canola, olive, corn, peanut and soybean
- Polyunsaturated Fats – Nuts, seeds, olives, avocados
More than one third of all calories consumed in America are solid fats and added sugars.
- Added sugars
- Solid fats – Fatty animal-based foods, well marbled meat, poultry skin, bacon, sausage, butter, whole milk
- Trans fats – Vegetable oils that are partially hydrogenated such as cookies, donuts, pastries and crackers
- Refined grains
Eat right with MyPlate Guidelines
This information gleaned from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Summary presented here with permission.
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