Weekly Dietitian Tip: A Healthy Plate

Building a healthy plate for each meal is a simple way to help lower your risk for developing chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, some types of cancer, and help you manage your weight.

Aim to follow these simple steps:

  • Make ½ of your plate Non-starchy vegetables and fruit
  • Make ¼ of your plate starchy vegetables or whole grains
  • Make ¼ of your plate lean proteins
  • Limit added fats to 1-2 tablespoons of unsaturated fats
  • Drink 8 oz of water

~Kaylee Brown, CHFC Registered Dietitian