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What are the shortfalls of the American diet?


MyPlate iconThe American diet is not balanced. Most Americans don’t eat enough vegetables and legumes, fruits, whole grains and low-fat milk products. Too many Americans eat more fats and added sugars than are healthy. MyPlate addresses these shortfalls.

 

 

Ellen Schuster, Associate State Nutrition Specialist, University of Missouri Extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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