The food guide pyramid has been replaced with a new graphic…a dinner plate. The new guide is based on the updated 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Learn more about “My Plate” by exploring the website.
MyPlate Focuses on:
-Making your plate half fruits and vegetables
-Making atleast half your grains whole-grains
-Switching to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk
-Enjoying your food, but in smaller portions
It’s about redesigning your plate!
10 Tips Nutrition Education Series-ChooseMyPlate.gov
–10 Tips to a Great Plate-My Plate
–10 Tips to Help You Eat More Vegetables-Add more vegetables to your day
–10 Tips to Help You Eat More Fruit-Focus on fruit
–10 Tips to Help You Eat Whole Grains-Make half your grains whole
–10 Tips to Choosing Protein-With protein variety is key
–10 Tips for Healthy Meals-Build a healthy meal
Visit ChooseMyPlate.gov for more information.