Choose My Plate Tips And Resources

August 18th, 2017

We enjoy sharing great tips and resources from our friends at ChooseMyPlate. MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future. This means:

  • Focus on variety, amount, and nutrition.
  • Choose foods and beverages with less saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars.
  • Start with small changes to build healthier eating styles.
  • Support healthy eating for everyone.

Eating healthy is a journey shaped by many factors, including our stage of life, situations, preferences, access to food, culture, traditions, and the personal decisions we make over time. All your food and beverage choices count. MyPlate offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating style that meets your individual needs and improves your health. For a colorful visual of MyPlate and the 5 food groups, download What’s MyPlate All About?.

Take a look at A Brief History of USDA Food Guides to learn more about previous food guidance symbols.

There’s so much more to learn, too. From looking at how all food and beverage choices matter, to designing meals low in saturated fat, sodium and added sugars, making small changes that add up to big differences, and supporting those around you in making healthy choices.

Click here to visit a fantastic page about these things and more. Here’s to your health!