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Current Dietary Guidelines

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MyPlate

There is more than one way to eat healthy and everyone has their own eating style.

MyPlate is a reminder to build a healthy eating style by choosing foods from all five food groups – fruits, vegetables, dairy, grains and protein foods. ChooseMyPlate.gov offers tip sheets, videos, recipes, and other tools to help you find your healthy eating style and maintain it for a lifetime. 

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Looking for ways to eat healthy on budget? ChooseMyPlate.gov offers tips and advice to help you get the most out of your food dollars. The Healthy Eating on a Budget section of ChooseMyPlate.gov can help you create a grocery game plan, shop smart, and prepare healthy meals at home. 

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Learn about Eating Healthy on a Budget

Get Your MyPlate Plan

Not sure where to get started on your path to healthy eating? The MyPlate Plan gives  your personal food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your food plan will be personalized to you, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level. 

More Tools and Resources

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Healthfinder.gov

Get tips on how to eat healthy on a budget, plan ahead to save time, and eat healthy away from home. 

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Nutrition Education

Explore materials about menu labeling and the Nutrition Facts label.

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What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

Find recipes to build a healthy diet.

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Foodsafety.gov

Learn more about how to keep food safe to eat.