Healthy Children - April 2012


Choose a Food Group

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. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. To learn more about building a healthy plate, select a food group below.

Focus on fruits.
Vary your veggies.
Make at least half your grains whole.
Protein Foods
Go lean with protein.
Get your calcium-rich foods.