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Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 
Consumer Brochure

Healthy eating is important at every stage of life. The Start Simple with MyPlate today brochure helps you to make every bite count with simple tips that set you on a path to healthy eating. The benefits of healthy eating add up over time, bite by bite. 

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More inspiration and ideas to Start Simple with MyPlate that Americans can easily incorporate into their busy lives to help improve overall health and well-being over time can be found on Starting simple can lead to realistic and positive lifestyle changes to achieve a longer and healthier life.

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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 Health Eating on a Budget resource can help you create a grocery game plan, shop smart, and prepare healthy meals at home.

Learn About Eating Healthy on a Budget

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Looking for more handouts on healthy eating?

See the print materials on the Professional Resources page.

Print Materials

Not sure where to get started on your path to healthy eating?

The MyPlate Plan gives you 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. logo on blue background

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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Start Simple with MyPlate App

Meet healthy eating goals one at a time! Use this easy-to-use app to get started. 

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Learn more about how to keep food safe to eat.