MyPlate and Historical Food Pyramid Resources

Choose My Plate icon MyPlate

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

In June 2011, MyPlate replaced MyPyramid as the government's primary food group symbol. MyPlate is an easy-to-understand visual cue to help consumers adopt healthy eating habits by encouraging them to build a healthy plate, consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.


Cooperative Extension and University MyPlate Resources

Find creative and useful MyPyramid publications and resources developed by Extension educators and other nutrition professionals.


Vegetarian protein food sources MyPlate Resources Targeted to Specific Age Groups

Provides information on obtaining adequate nutrients for a variety of populations such as children, pregnant women and older adults.


MiPlato

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

MyPlate materials in Spanish.


MyPlate Food Groups

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

This page illustrates the five food groups that make up MyPlate. Simply click on a food group to learn more about how to build a healthy plate


MyPlate e-Catalog

Society for Nutrition Education.

Online catalog designed to help nutrition educators find and use nutrition education tools/curricula that incorporate substantive content from MyPlate and the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.


Ten Tips logo 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Provides consumers and professionals easy-to-follow food and nutrition tips on a specific topic in a convenient, printable format.


MyVeganPlate (PDF|2.56 MB)

Vegetarian Resource Group.

Guidelines for vegans based on MyPlate.


MyPlate Graphic Resources

Provides a variety of MyPlate symbols in high resolution format.


Young Child Food Guide Pyramid Past Food Pyramid Materials

Find information, resources, brochures, and images/grahics for previous versions of the Food Guide Pyramid and the Food Guide Pyramid for Young Children.