MyPlate is a fun and easy nutrition guide to help incorporate the five food groups into your daily lifestyle. The five food groups represented on MyPlate are Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Protein and Dairy. MyPlate is used to assist in building a healthier eating style by including foods from all five food groups.
MyPlate offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating plan that meets your individual needs and improves your health by offering simple messages that are easy to understand such as:
- Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables
- Make at least half of your grains whole grains
- Switch to skim, 1% milk, or fat free milk
- Choose lower sodium foods