The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet.
The MyPlate Plan shows your daily food group targets -- what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized for you, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level. For ages 2 and older.
See practical information and tips to help Americans build healthier diets based on USDA's food guidance icon, MyPlate.
Find links to the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) including the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) and the Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (ULs).
Offers a closer look at a central Dietary Guidelines concept
Read the basics about nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water.
Control high blood pressure using the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan.
Offers a how-to guide for reducing added sugars.
Hear from a Registered Dietitian about the many reasons for buying fresh, nutritious, locally grown vegetables at the farmers market.
Challenge yourself with 8 healthy eating goals.
Features tips for making nutritious food and beverage choices a part of your everyday routine.
Offers a how-to guide for reducing saturated fats.
Offers a how-to guide for reducing sodium.
Find out more about the Mediterranean eating pattern and why it's so healthy.