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.

Want to help lower your risk of getting cancer? The answer could be in the food you eat! Dr. John Whyte, chief medical officer at WebMD and the author of "Take Control of Your Cancer Risk," says there are three kinds of foods that could really help prevent cancer: garlic, fish and grapes. And what three kinds of foods should you avoid? Red and processed meats, refined grains, and alcoholic and sugary drinks. Watch the videos below to learn more about how food could be connected to your cancer risk.