Get resources to help you eat a healthy diet with vegetables, fruits, protein, grains, and dairy foods.
Use these tips to make nutritious food choices when dining out or ordering food to go.
Browse examples of foods in each food group and the amount that counts as one serving equivalent.
Discover how to create a healthy eating routine from MyPlate, the USDA food group guide.
The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight and physical activity level.
Find links to the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) including the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) and the Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (ULs).
Make every bite count with the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Use these guidelines to follow a healthy eating pattern at every stage of life.
View printable brochures and handouts with healthy eating tips based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025, including:
What knowledge and behaviors do U.S. adults have about nutrition and food safety? Read this report from the Food and Drug Administration for key findings.
Learn about food groups and serving sizes.
Learn how to make eating more pleasant when you are sick. Plus, find tips for getting enough calories and protein while recovering.
Read the basics about nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water.
Challenge yourself to eating fruits and vegetables in new ways by following along to this 30-day calendar.
Have a wound or injury? Discover the nutrients your your body needs to support the healing process.
Learn about healthy eating patterns for people who have had an amputation.
Discover how to estimate portion sizes for vegetables, fruits, dairy, and proteins using your hand.
Browse this database to find videos, activities, and recipes for different foods.
Find out more about the Mediterranean eating pattern and why it's so healthy.
Eating healthy can be easier than you think. Just remember the food groups! When you plan or prepare meals and snacks, try to include choices from all of the MyPlate food groups to meet your calorie and nutrient needs.
Do you have trouble staying nourished when you're not feeling well? Read this tip sheet to get ideas on how to eat to support your immune system.
Learn the recommended portion sizes for common foods and how to measure portions using household objects.