Vegetables (emphasize leafy greens), legumes, fruits, intact whole grains, nuts and seeds.
Whole plant foods that are 1 to 2 steps away from nature with minimal ingredients (i.e. whole grain: pasta, bread and cereal).
Processed plant fragments often combined with other ingredients (i.e. white bread, protein bars, plant-based cheese products).
Salt, oil or sugar has been added during food preparation, cooking or afterwards (i.e. sweetened beverages and most packaged foods).
Any food item derived from any animal source (i.e. beef, fish, poultry, and all dairy: yogurt, cheese, milk, etc., lunch meats, fried foods).