Information on the New Nutrition Icon

The following was found on the BHIC Blog.

ChooseMyPlate.Gov
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
ChooseMyPlate.gov is the home page for the USDA’s MyPlate — the federal government’s nutrition education and guidance. View the video Introducing the New Food Icon: MyPlate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEFmSk08LIE&

 

There are 14 different topics each with 10 tips/suggestions for changes one can make to be healthier:

Choose MyPlate

Add More Vegetables to Your Day

Focus on Fruits

Make Half Your Grains Whole

Got Your Dairy Today?

With Protein Foods, Variety Is Key

Build a Healthy Meal

Healthy Eating for Vegetarians

Smart Shopping for Veggies and Fruits

Liven up Your Meals With Vegetables and Fruits

Kid-Friendly Veggies and Fruits

Be a Healthy Role Model for Children

Cut Back on Your Kid’s Sweet Treats

Salt and Sodium

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