Federal Dietary Guidelines- MyPlate

Out with the old, in with the new.  Did you hear that in 2011 the United States Department of Agriculture replaced the food pyramid with something called MyPlate?

MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image—a place setting for a meal.  To learn more about building a healthy plate according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s guidelines click on the image below or go directly to http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/

USDA now has a new tool called SuperTracker on thier website to track your foods, fitness and health.   

  • Look up nutrition info for over 8,000 foods and compare foods side-by-side.
  • Track the foods you eat and compare to your nutrition targets.
  • Enter your activities and track progress as you move
  • Get weight management guidance; enter your weight and track progress over time.
  • Choose up to 5 personal goals; sign up for tips and support from your virtual coach.
  • Use reports to see how you are meeting goals and view your trends over time.

Click on the SuperTracker Icon Below to Learn More:

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