For Tweens and Teens

MyPlate Tip Sheets

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

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


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.

MyPlate Plan

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.

Food Safety & Nutrition Information for Kids and Teens

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

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

Fuel Up to Play 60

National Dairy Council and National Football League, in collaboration with USDA.

Get empowered to improve nutrition and physical activity at your school and for your health.

Take Charge of Your Health: A Guide for Teenagers

DHHS. NIH. 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.

BAM! Body and Mind

DHHS. 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.

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Explore information on health, growth and development, and special concerns for girls as they grow up.

Read the Label Youth Outreach Campaign

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Understand the Nutrition Facts on the food label and use the information for making healthy choices.

Best Bones Forever!™

American Bone Health.

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

Medline Plus: Teen Health

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

TeensHealth Food and Fitness

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.