Day 2: Aim to get half your plate from fruits and veggies today.

Canada’s food guide encourages us to get half of our plates from fruits and veggies. You can do this by starting with a salad or a soup, putting raw veggies and dip at the centre of the table, doubling the veggies in the recipe or having fruit for dessert or stocking up on frozen fruit so you always have some to throw in a smoothie.

Similarly, Virginia Messina (MPH, RD), and Jack Norris (RD) developed a plate guide very similar to Canada’s Food Guide specifically for a plant-based diet, that also recommends half of our plates be fruit and vegetables.

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