Of the following, which is not a dietary guideline for Americans from the USDA MyPlate?


•Make half your plate fruits and vegetables. Eat red, orange, and dark-green vegetables, such as tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and broccoli, in main and side dishes. Eat fruit, vegetables, or unsalted nuts as snacks—they are nature’s original fast foods

.•Switch to skim or 1% milk. They have the same amount of calcium and other essential nutrients as whole milk, but less fat and calories. Try calcium-fortified soy products as an alternative to dairy foods.

•Make at least half your grains whole. Choose 100% wholegrain cereals, bread, crackers, rice, and pasta. Check the ingredients list on food packages to find whole-grain foods.

•Vary your protein food choices. Twice a week, make seafood the protein on your plate. Eat beans, which are a natural source of fiber and protein.

•Incorrect option: do not favor fats derived from animal sources- these tend to be saturated fats. Olive and vegetable oils are better. The USDA recommends replacing solid fats like saturated fats with fats that are liquid at room temperature.

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