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Title:MyPlate Dietary Guidelines PowerPoint
Pub. date: 2012
Includes: CD with PowerPoint presentation (PowerPoint not needed to show slide show) and handout with presenter's notes.
Audience: Multiple Audiences, Adults, Children, Older Adults, Parents
Language: English
Description:Educational slide show explaining all the components of MyPlate and other information from the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Presentation includes a comparison of MyPlate to past food guides, the importance of calorie balance, foods to increase and decrease, and physical activity.
Funding Source: Learning ZoneXpress
Developer: Learning ZoneXpress
Organization: Learning ZoneXpress
Phone: 888-455-7003
Length: 35 Slides
Pilot Testing: At the end of the presentation there is a post test that can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the PowerPoint presentation.
Assessment instrument Used? Yes
Use Restrictions: May not copy.
Reviewers Comments: This PowerPoint presentation can help participants learn more about the key consumer messages provided by It includes a review of the different food groups, offers ways to increase physical activity, lists foods to increase/decrease, reviews how to read food labels, provides tips for eating out and highlights the daily food plans listed on the MyPlate Web site.

Educators are provided with helpful presentation tips and speaking points, located in the notes section of the PowerPoint presentation. The tips help to ensure that there are examples that complement key points listed on the slide and include detailed information about the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate. The slide show concludes with an eight-question review quiz. There are no recipes included in this presentation.

The presentation comes in a CD-ROM format and is not available online. Proper equipment such as a computer and/or projector is required to access this presentation.

Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Learning ZoneXpress
    Mail: PO Box 1022
Owatonna, MD 55060
    Phone: 507-455-9076
    Fax: 507-455-3380
    Order URL:Web Address
    Cost: 49.95 per CD
    Avail. in Qty: No
    Bulkrate:Please call 888-455-7003 for quantity discounts.

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