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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 is available. Learn more.

Learn how to eat healthy with MyPlate

Remember the food pyramid? Meet MyPlate, the official symbol of the five food groups. Learn how to make MyPlate work for you.

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Discover budget-friendly food ideas

Healthy food choices don’t have to cost a lot. Find SNAP savings in your area and discover new ways to prepare budget-friendly foods in Shop Simple with MyPlate.

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Set personal goals for healthy eating

Build healthy eating habits one goal at a time! Use the Start Simple with MyPlate app to pick simple daily food goals, see real-time progress, and earn badges along the way.

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Are you making every bite count?

Take the MyPlate Quiz to find out!

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Find easy, low-cost recipes

View delicious recipes in our very own MyPlate Kitchen! Search by ingredient to use what you already have or browse by category to find something new. Save your favorites, make personalized cookbooks, and more!

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Shop Simple with MyPlate

Find savings in your area and discover new ways to prepare budget-friendly foods.

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MyPlate on Alexa

Get MyPlate nutrition tips on Amazon Alexa devices or the free Alexa app.

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Start Simple with MyPlate App

Build healthy eating habits one goal at a time! Download the Start Simple with MyPlate app today.

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MyPlate.gov is based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025