One of three healthy eating patterns recognized to meet nutrient and Dietary
Guidelines for Americans (DGA) standards, the Healthy U.S.-Style is based
on a traditional American diet but focuses on the selection of more nutrient-dense
food options in proper amounts. It is designed to help fill the nutrient
gaps where most Americans fall short while also limiting nutrients that
are often overconsumed.
A typical day includes a variety of fruits and veggies, whole grains, fat-free
or low-fat dairy, a variety of protein foods, including seafood, lean
meats and poultry, eggs, nuts and seeds, and oils. A healthy eating pattern
also limits saturated fats, added sugars, and sodium.
Here are some easy ways to make your plate more with avocados. Read more