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Use MyPlate to help build a balanced diet.

"I see MyPlate all over, but I don't know how I would use it to eat healthier."

  • The colors remind us to eat from different food groups.
  • Vegetables and fruits take up half of MyPlate. 
  • Switch half your grains to whole grains—for example, whole grain bread and brown rice.
  • Choose water or low-fat milk with meals.
Try This

Make your dinner this week look like MyPlate. Make half your plate fruits and vegetables, and half your plate grain and protein. Add a side of dairy to complete the balanced meal.

Choose My Plate: A Lyrical Rendition

A light-hearted song about choosing whole foods to fill your plate. Grab your kids and sing along.

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