How to Make a Perfect Dinner Plate

Trying to eat healthy but not sure how to get a handle on your portion sizes? Use this guide to help!

How to Make a Perfect Dinner Plate

You know the basic building blocks to making a healthy dinner plate, but how do you know exactly how much you should be eating? Whether you're on The Total Choice Plan or just trying to be more mindful of what goes into your mouth, use this plate as a reference for what a healthy dinner looks like.


Fruits

Start with a half cup of fruit on your dinner plate. Fun fact: a "fruit" is the edible reproductive body of a seed plant, meaning that avocados, eggplants, peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes are all considered fruits! Plus, make sure to stock up on the top five age-defying fruits and vegetables for a boost inside and out.

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.