MyPlate, Dietary Guidelines and General Nutrition

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Find ready to use nutrition education materials focusing on MyPlate, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, or other general nutrition topics.



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Choose MyPlate icon. Learn About a Healthy Diet with MyPlate

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

MyPlate materials are also available in Spanish.


MyPlate Poster & Stickers

University of Missouri Extension.

Download the PDF version (826 KB) or order printed copies at 3.00 each.
Also available:


Print My Native Plate

Indian Health Service.

Download the front (PDF 998KB) and back (PDF 1.72MB) for breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas. Best if printed as 11x17.


Find Food Guide Pictures for Other Countries

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.


Access MyPlate Education Materials

University of Florida. Family, Youth and Community Sciences.

Includes Power Point presentations, worksheets, and tip sheets.


Download MyPlate-Related Handouts

North Dakota State University Extension Service.


30 MyPlate Steps to a Healthier You in 30 Days

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Learn more at http://www.choosemyplate.gov.


Eat for the Health of It (PDF | 967 KB)

Department of Health and Human Services; Department of Agriculture.


Download MyPlate for Older Adults Handout

University of Florida. Family, Youth and Community Sciences.

Available in English and Spanish.


Teach Adults Basic Nutrition Online

University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Department of Nutrition.

This web-based module is designed for adult basic education.


Cereal, yogurt, fruit Give Adults Reasons to Eat Breakfast (PDF | 100 KB)

University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service. Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program.

Targeted toward low literacy adults. Also available in Spanish (PDF 93KB)


Ten Tips Nutrition Education Series

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Printable tip sheets for consumers and professionals that are perfect for posting on a refrigerator. Also available in Spanish.


Choose My Plate icon View Power Point Highlighting Selected MyPlate Consumer Messages

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Downloadable PowerPoint version also available.


Woman juggling food and dollar signs Teach Adults to Budget Calories Throughout the Day

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cooperative Extension.

Provides both handouts and a Power Point presentation.


Children


Get a MyPlate Handout for Youth

University of Missouri Extension.


Blast Off Visit MyPlate Kids' Place

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Games, activity sheets, videos, and more!


Help Preschoolers Eat Healthfully Using MyPlate

USDA. The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


Download a MyPlate Coloring Sheet (PDF | 276KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Blank coloring sheet also available here (PDF 255KB).


Teach Teens How to Spend Their Calorie Salary

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cooperative Extension.

This PowerPoint and handout is a teaching tool for budgeting calories.


Track Your Nutrition and Physical Activity with MyPlate SuperTracker

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

The SuperTracker includes a personalized nutrition and physical activity plan, a food database, weight management tips, a personal goals section, and individualized reports.


Get a Personalized Daily Food Plan with MyPlate

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.