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Healthy Eating

Healthy Nutrition and Tasty Recipes from Texas Health Resources

Tips to Increase Your Fruits and Vegetables

  • Eat different colors of fruits and vegetables to get a variety of nutrients.
  • Use a smaller plate or bowl to encourage appropriately sized portions.
  • Keep a food diary to help track what you eat.
  • Plan ahead to make sure your meals are balanced and healthy.
  • Eat steamed, broiled, or grilled foods instead of fried foods.
  • Switch to low-fat or non-fat milk.
  • Drink water instead of soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks.
  • Eat at least two vegetables with dinner.
  • Have fresh or dried fruit for a snack.
  • Keep a bowl of fruit on your counter so it’s easy to find.