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For Tweens and Teens

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Use MyPlate to visualize a healthy plate and think about what foods go on your plate, in your bowl, or in your cup.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your food plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Find MyPlate tips sheets for promoting healthy eating in teens. Topics include:

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Learn about health and nutrition as you get older and start making your own decisions about food choices and physical activity.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine
Food and Drug Administration

Find food safety games, educational campaigns, and additional resources for kids and teens.

National Dairy Council. National Football League. USDA

Fuel Up to Play 60, the leading in-school health and wellness program empowers students and educators to work together to build healthier schools and create healthy, high achieving students. 

HHS. Office on Women's Health

Learn about what nutrients are, healthy weight goals, what to do if you are a vegetarian, and more. 

HHS. Food and Drug Administration. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

These materials challenge kids (ages 9 to 13) to look for and use the Nutrition Facts label on food and beverage packages. Materials include fun, easy tips and targeted education to help make label reading a key component through which today’s young people are equipped to achieve a healthy diet. 

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn how to make healthy choices with games, quizzes, and other interactive features that cover topics such as food, nutrition, physical activity, and safety.

American Bone Health

Find games, quizzes, postcards, and ideas to help young girls increase calcium consumption and build strong bones.

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth

Provides a list of resources for teens to learn about making healthy choices. Also includes information on steroids, strength training, and eating disorders.