Build a Healthy Plate. Featuring MyPlate and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Project Sponsors. USDA project funded through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. School District of Philadelphia Department of Nutrition Sciences, Drexel University. Activity.
Build a Healthy Plate
Featuring MyPlate and the
2010 Dietary Guidelines
Sort the foods into the correct food groups
This activity looks easier than it really is!
Enjoy your food, but eat less.
Avoid oversized portions.
Foods to Increase
Make half your plate fruits & vegetables.
Make at least half your grains whole.
Switch to low-fat (1%) or fat-free (skim) milk.
Foods to Reduce
Choose foods that have less sodium.
Drink water instead of sugary drinks.
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Recommendation: 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity per day
How does your diet compare to what you should be eating?