What Does a Healthy Diet Look Like? New Guidelines from the USDA
Dietary updates have been made to help the public “make every bite count”. The four recommended guidelines include:
- Following a healthy eating pattern at every life stage.
- Customizing and enjoying nutrient-dense food and beverage choices to reflect personal preferences, cultural traditions and budgetary considerations.
- Focusing on meeting food group needs with nutrient-dense foods and beverages and staying within calorie limits.
- Limiting consumption of foods and beverages higher in added sugars, saturated fat and sodium, as well as alcoholic beverages.
For a more complete breakdown of the Dietary Guidelines, visit https://www.dietaryguidelines.gov