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Young Adults

Going away to college or moving out on your own? This exciting life change brings responsibilities and freedom to make your own choices. It’s also a key time to build healthy habits. Let MyPlate help you along the way with these tips, tools, and resources.

MyPlate Quiz Results

See how your answers compare to MyPlate recommendations. Links to relevant resources such as food groups, MyPlate Plan , information on the Start Simple with MyPlate app, and tip sheets relevant to the answers to your questions.

Families

Help your family make healthy choices together. As the decision maker in your household, you play an important role in guiding your family to build healthy habits. Use these tips, resources and tools to help you along the way.

Communicators and Educators

Whether you communicate with the public or professionals, or teach students or other educators, MyPlate offers a framework for communicating food and nutrition messages based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025. Included in this page: MyPlate is for Everyone, What's on MyPlate?, Helping Kids to Start Simple, Healthy Eating for the Whole Family, and More Ways to Talk About MyPlate.

Dietitians and Nutritionists

As Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN), you’re at the forefront of educating patients, consumers, and students about healthy eating. Incorporate MyPlate’s free, ready-made resources as a simple starting point to help people of all ages and stages of life to follow the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. Included in this page: Start Simple with MyPlate, Make Every Bite Count, Make it Your Plate, and Partner with Us.

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Older Adults

Eating healthy has benefits that can help individuals ages 60 and up. As we age, healthy eating can make a difference in our health, help to improve how we feel, and encourage a sense of well-being.

Organizations and Associations

MyPlate provides concise messaging and evidence-based tools with actionable steps that enable organizations to reach a wide audience about healthier food and beverage choices. This toolkit provides free, ready-to-use resources for your outreach efforts. Included in this page: Connect with MyPlate, MyPlate is Everyone’s Plate, How to Personalize MyPlate, and The Power of Partnership.

Preschoolers

Help your preschooler eat well, be active, and grow up healthy! Young children look to you as they learn, develop and grow healthy eating habits. Make every bite count.

MyPlate 10th Birthday

Ten years ago, USDA’s Federal nutrition symbol became MyPlate – a simple, easy-to-understand graphic that serves as a general healthy eating guide on what and how much to eat from each of the five food groups – fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods, and dairy or fortified soy alternatives. Help us celebrate throughout the month of June by joining in on the MyPlate fun! 

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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 on Alexa

Get MyPlate nutrition tips for your baby or toddler on Amazon Alexa devices or the free Alexa app.

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