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.

Fruits
Focus on fruits.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/fruits.html
Vegetables
Vary your veggies.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/vegetables.html
Grains
Make at least half your grains whole.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/grains.html
Protein Foods
Go lean with protein.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/protein-foods.html
Dairy
Get your calcium-rich foods.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/dairy.html

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/