Adolescents

Choose My Plate icon USDA MyPlate Food Guidance System

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

The MyPlate food guidance system replaces MyPyramid. The Daily Food Plan can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you.


Let's Eat for the Health of It (PDF | 1 MB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, brochure provides tips for building a healthy plate, eating the right amount of calories for you, being physically active, and more.


Group of teens General Resources

Find informative resources on nutrition and health for older children and adolescents.


Balance Your Day with Food and Play For Tweens and Teens

Specifically for older children and adolescents, these interactive websites and games teach the importance of nutrition, physical activity, and healthy body image.


Happy mother getting a kiss on the cheek from her adolescent daughter. For Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers

Tips and resources for parents, caregivers, and teachers of older children and adolescents on helping them be healthy.


Composite picture of teen soccer player, food, and scale Weight and Body Image

Information and practical resources address weight and body image issues in tweens and teens. Includes information on eating disorders, links to interactive tools, and guidelines to help kids and parents establish and maintain a positive body image.


Child Eating School Lunch Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs

Links to information on various Federal food and nutrition assistance programs, including School Meals and Food Stamps, as well as additional resources.