Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Nutrition experts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services update their food guide every 5 years. It is for both children and adults. And it's meant to help people control portion sizes and make the healthiest choices possible within food groups.
For a personalized food guide, go to the interactive website www.ChooseMyPlate.gov.
The MyPlate design (as shown above) reminds people to make healthy food choices, including:
Last Revised: July 19, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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