This section aims to highlight how important physical activity is to keep our body healthy; in addition, it explains what "calories" and "discretionary" calories are as a part of VegPlate.

There are also special recommendations regarding certain critical nutrients, which are those not only for vegetarians, but also for the entire general population.

They are:

The recommendations concern not only the adequacy of the diet, but also the possibility of obtaining from this major health benefits, even in terms of disease prevention.

Finally, there are special recommendations for pregnancy and lactation and the recommendations for weaning.