Healthy eating and physical activity solutions for kids

MyPlate Helps Build Fit Kids!

MyPlate provides resources and information to make small changes that create a healthier eating style! Keep it simple using MyPlate guidelines (below) and the Healthy Kids Challenge* Healthy6!

  • Make half your plate fruits and vegetables. Focus on whole fruits.
  • Vary your veggies.
  • Make half your grains whole grains.
  • Move to low-fat and fat-free dairy.
  • Vary your protein routine. (Choose a variety of protein foods. Meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds are considered part of the Protein Foods Group).
  • Eat and drink the right amount for you!

*The complete list of Healthy6 habits: Breakfast GO Power; Fruits & Veggies – Every Day the Tasty Way; Drink Think; Smart Servings; Active Play, Balance My Day; Snack Attack.