‘Food is what you eat, not what you think it is’: How to eat more healthfully

Food is not a commodity, it’s what you choose to eat.

That’s the lesson the new government-backed food guide from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has for everyone.

And while the USDA recommends sticking with healthy, plant-based, nutrient-dense foods, it doesn’t necessarily mean eating them every day.

To get the most out of your health and to avoid obesity, consider what you can afford and where to buy your food.

Here are some tips for how to eat healthfully.1.

Choose healthy food at home