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The top image is an example of a typical meal in the United States. This meal has too many calories and too much fat, cholesterol, animal protein, salt, and sugar. It is missing whole grains and fresh fruits and doesn't have enough vegetables.
The bottom image shows a suggested dinner. Divide your plate into four parts to see how much space each food should take:
Last Revised: October 21, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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