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MyPlate Message Toolkit: Focus on Fruits

A healthy eating pattern includes fruits, especially whole fruits. Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, and may be whole, cut-up, or pureed. Use the tools below to reinforce this key message through a variety of communication channels.


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Sample Social Media

  • Focus on whole fruits by choosing whole fruits more often than fruit juice. Fresh, frozen, canned, dried, and pureed fruit all count. Choose options that have little or no added sugars. Find more fruit tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39X  [Use Image 1]

  • Keep a bowl of fruit on your kitchen table or countertop. It makes it easier to choose a healthy snack when it’s in plain sight! For more tips to help you eat fruits, click here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39X   [Use Image 2]

  • Add in fruit at any meal! At breakfast, add sliced banana or raisins to low fat yogurt. For lunch, top a salad with apple or orange slices. At dinner, toss pineapple into a stir-fry or add dried cranberries to rice pilaf. More fruit tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39X [Use Image 3]

  • Focus on fruits at breakfast! Top cereal w/ sliced banana or raisins, or mix fruit into low-fat yogurt. More tips: https://go.usa.gov/xn39X [Use Image 3]

  • Focus on whole fruits & choose them more often than fruit juice. Fresh, frozen, canned, dried, and pureed all count! More fruit tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39X [Use Image 4]

 

Tip Sheets

Focus on Fruits

Focus on Fruits
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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