MyPlate

It seems like it was just yesterday when we announced the report from the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Committee. And now the next committee is working on the report for 2015. Here is a list of members and fun things you can do while you wait for the next report....
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Here are 10 lessons we learned about fiber while creating our latest video. We know you will enjoy reading them and we have shared the best video excerpts from our YouTube channel. Fiber is a nutrition superstar and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans calls for 14 grams per 1,000 calories each day.
Food and Health, MyPlate

MyPlate is a great resource for making healthful, balanced meals. You probably knew that already. But did you know that following MyPlate can make a huge difference in "adjusting" prepared meals and making them better for you? With MyPlate's portion and proportion guidelines, a huge meal that was filled with empty calories can actually become balanced...
Food and Health, MyPlate

MyPlate’s birthday is here! Did you know that the USDA released its new food icon on June 2, 2011? How are you going to celebrate MyPlate’s birthday ?
Kids, MyPlate

Here are 2 new videos to help kids learn how to make a proper breakfast and lunch tray for the new school lunch rules. Nutritional Standards in the National School Lunch and Breakfast program require most schools to increase the availability of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free and...