Fruits & Vegetables

Servings Per Day:
5 or more

Avoid: avocado and coconut

Limit: olives to 2 per day

Helpful Hints:

  1. Good sources of vitamin C: oranges and other citrus fruits, broccoli, kiwi, strawberries
  2. Good sources of beta carotene: dark green vegetables, yellow and orange fruits and  vegetables.
  3. Fruits and vegetables (cooked or raw) are good sources of fiber.
  4. Canned fruit packed in its own juice has less sugar than in a heavy syrup.

Note: If you have high blood sugar, high triglycerides, or are on a weight-loss diet, limit fruit to
3 servings per day.


Food Groups

Meat/Fish/Poultry/Eggs

Dairy Products

Fats/Oils

Fruits/Vegetables

Starches

Special Desserts/Baked Goods

Other Dietary Restrictions

Summary of Limits