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Description:This photograph depicts a man shopping at a mobile produce market, making healthy food choices from an array of fresh fruits and vegetables. After having made his choices, he had placed his selections into a yellow plastic basket, which he carried by its handles in his left hand. In this particular view, he was inspecting a right hand full of green beans, which he was looking to add to his selections.
Individuals should meet the following recommendations as part of a healthy eating pattern while staying within their calorie needs. The complete list may be found in the HHS Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010:

- -Increase vegetable and fruit intake.

- Eat a variety of vegetables, especially dark-green and red and orange vegetables and beans and peas.

- Consume at least half of all grains as whole grains. Increase whole-grain intake by replacing refined grains with    whole grains.

- Choose foods that provide more potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, and vitamin D, which are nutrients of concern in    American diets. These foods include vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and milk and milk products.

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Content Providers(s):CDC Amanda Mills
Creation Date:2011
Photo Credit:Amanda Mills Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
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