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  • myplate

    Resources to help support and promote MyPlate (the food icon from the USDA) and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

  • food and health

    Teach your clients about the connection between what they eat and how they feel. This category is full of educational resources for weight control, nutrition basics, and disease prevention.

  • cooking

    These cooking resources are perfect for activities, cooking demonstrations, or take-home resources for you and your clients.

  • prevention

    Help your clients reduce their risk of heart disease, cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and more! Eating healthfully helps avoid heart disease, blood pressure, diabetes, insulin resistance, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, certain cancers, obesity, and other chronic illnesses that result from a Westernized diet and lifestyle.

  • kids

    Make learning fun with these great materials for kids. Choose from games, activities, handouts, kid-friendly recipes, etc. Here are a few techniques to help kids get engaged in the kitchen including recipes that are kid-friendly and ideas for meal preparation.

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5 Tips for a Healthful Vegetarian Lifestyle

Building a healthful vegetarian diet is about so much more than making sure that meat isn’t on the plate. That’s why I’d like to take a closer look at ways to make sure that a vegetarian eating plan is balanced and nutritious.


Dairy Month Quiz!

It’s Dairy Month! Do your clients know what foods fit into MyPlate’s dairy food group? How about the role of calcium in good health? Or how many servings of dairy are recommended each day? Help your clients get those answers — and more — with this fun and engaging quiz!


MyPlate Dairy Premium Content

Teach your clients all about the basics of the MyPlate Dairy Group in this fantastic new post! There’s even a new PDF handout!


Spotlight on Calcium Premium Content

What would a premium membership be without amazing handouts? Here’s a PDF and the text of the Calcium Handout — get your copy today!


Do a MyPlate Challenge! Premium Content

The following activity ideas are excerpted from the Holiday Challenge Contest and Toolkit from Food and Health Communications. It’s a great resource to have in your bag of tricks, …


Today is MyPlate’s Birthday!

MyPlate turns 4 today — how exciting! To celebrate, I want to offer you a free MyPlate book. My team and I have been working feverishly on a brand-new MyPlate book for health educators. It’s got 10 chapters, complete with leader guides and handouts, and it’s all for you, for free…


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