The importance of following a 2000 Calories Diet
Everything you eat and drink matters. The key is choosing a diet that has a variety of foods and beverages from each food group—and making sure that each choice is limited in saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars
Measure the food to get your 2000 calorie diet:
2 cups– Focus on whole fruts that are fresh, frozen, canned or dried
2 1/2 cups– Vary your veggies: Choose a variety of colorful fresh, frozen, and canned vegetables—make sure to include dark green, red, and orange choices.
6 ounces– Make half your grains whole grains: Find whole-grain foods by reading the Nutrition Facts label and ingredients list.
5 1/2 ounces– Vary your protein routine: Mix up your protein foods to include seafood, beans and peas, unsalted nuts and seeds, soy products, eggs, and lean meats and poultry.