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Vary Your Veggies

A healthy eating style includes vegetables from all five vegetable subgroups - dark-green vegetables, starchy vegetables, red and orange vegetables, beans and peas, and other vegetables. Vegetables may be raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried/dehydrated; and may be whole, cut-up, or mashed. Use the tools below to reinforce this key message through a variety of communication channels. 


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Sample Social Media

  • Vary your veggies! Enjoy them raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried. Eat them whole, cut-up, or mashed! Tips for eating more veggies: https://go.usa.gov/xncbv [Use Images 1, 2, or 3]

  • Brighten your plate with vegetables that are red, orange, and dark green. They are full of vitamins and minerals. Try squash, tomatoes, peppers, or collard greens. They not only taste great but are good for you, too! More tips: https://go.usa.gov/xn3XV [Use Image 1]

  • Whether it’s a sandwich or wrap, don't forget the veggies! Try tomatoes, romaine lettuce, or avocado for extra flavor, nutrition, and color. Find tips for eating more veggies here: https://go.usa.gov/xn3XV [Use Image 2]

  • Mix veggies into dishes, like tacos, meatloaf, or omelets, to add extra vegetables to your day! https://go.usa.gov/xn3XV #MyPlateMyWins [Use Image 3]

  • Vary your veggies by munching on cucumbers, broccoli, or bell peppers when you have a sandwich at lunch. #MyPlateMyWins [Use Image 4]


Tip Sheets

Add more vegetables to your day

Add More Vegetables to Your Day
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Also available in Spanish: PDF | JPG

Liven up your meals with vegetables and fruits

Liven Up Your Meals with Vegetables and Fruits
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Also available in Spanish: PDF | JPG

Additional Resources