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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.

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.


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.


Adults of all ages have different nutrition and physical activity needs as their lives and bodies change. As you age, maintaining healthy habits is an important way to lower your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. Make your food and beverage choices a priority and stay physically active.

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.


Get kids started on a healthy eating adventure with these games and activities! Teach them about MyPlate and the 5 food groups to set them on a path towards a healthy future.

MyPlate Birthday

In 2011, 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! 

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.


Make healthy choices as you grow. During the tween and teenage years, you’re beginning to make your own decisions. Between school and your social network, life can get busy. But now is an important time to take charge and build healthy eating habits. These habits will stick with you into adulthood and set you up for success in the future.


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 resources include: MyPlate Tools -- to test your knowledge, build nutrition skills, and make a healthy eating plan for you and your family; Print Materials -- PDFs available to download and print materials; Graphics -- including multiple versions of MyPlate in high-resolution and standard-resolution file formats; and Videos -- including topics such as Start Simple with MyPlate, healthy eating, and videos featuring real families.

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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Make your health a priority during this special time. Making healthy food choices along with regular physical activity will help fuel your baby’s growth and keep you healthy during pregnancy and while you are breastfeeding.

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.

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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