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Current Dietary Guidelines

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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. 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? offers tips and advice to help you get the most out of your food dollars. The Healthy Eating on a Budget section of 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. 

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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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Learn more about how to keep food safe to eat.