Food Plate Replaces Food Pyramid
The USDA unveiled a new visual to help families understand how to eat healthier. The new image gives guidance about what foods to increase (fruits and vegetables), which to reduce, and how to balance your calories at each meal, and throughout the day. Take a look at the new FOOD PLATE here.
"I loved learning about the food pyramid and the muscle parts" - Jose, age 10 - Phantom Phitness Club
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Healthy Meeting Toolkit
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Build A Cookbook!
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) aims to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy food choices within a limited budget and choose physically active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate. SNAP-Ed's recipe finder allows users to create their own personalized cookbook, with the ability to limit the search in various ways (eg., American Indian, vegetarian, stovetop/hotplate, wok) and the ability to put a price threshold on recipes.
Prevent Childhood Obesity
PreventObesity.net is building a national network to power the movement to prevent childhood obesity. Whether it's joining a local parents' group to get healthier food choices available in nearby schools or supporting a large organization for a national day of action, you can play a part in this movement. Join today!