MyPlate Resources


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.



MyPlate Information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

United States Department of Agriculture.


breastfeeding tips sheet Tips for Breastfeeding Moms in English and Spanish (PDF | 1.7 MB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Based on MyPlate. Includes a daily meal plan and tips for healthy eating and physical activity for the breastfeeding mom.


pregnancy tip sheet Tips for Pregnant Moms in English and Spanish (PDF | 1.5 MB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Based on MyPlate. Includes a daily meal plan and tips for healthy eating and physical activity during pregnancy.


healthy eating for preschoolers Healthy Eating for Preschoolers in English & Spanish (PDF | 2.7 MB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

PLEASE NOTE: English and Spanish versions of “Healthy Eating for Preschoolers” were revised and updated on 1/7/2013. DISCARD older versions downloaded prior to 1/7/2013.


10 Tips Nutrition Education Series

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

This series of handouts provides consumers and professionals with high quality, easy-to-follow tips in a convenient, printable format.


Healthy Tips for Picky Eaters in English and Spanish (PDF | 546 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Tips for managing the picky eater and encouraging a variety of foods. Picky eating behavior is common for many children from the age of 2 to 5 years. Revised for MyPlate.


active play Healthy Tips for Active Play in English and Spanish (PDF | 841 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Tips for promoting active play in young children. Active play helps children learn healthy habits. There are many health benefits of active play. Revised for MyPlate.


Kids Coloring Page- Sectioned MyPlate (PDF | 276 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


Choose MyPlate PowerPoint

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.


Choose MyPlate...At Picnics (PDF | 141 KB)

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.


MyPlate Crossword Puzzle (PDF | 509 KB)

Food and Health Communications, Inc.


MyPlate for Nutrition Month (PDF | 561 KB)

Food and Health Communications, Inc.


MyPlate Handouts

Montana WIC.


MyPlate for Kids: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables Poster

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


Let's Eat for the Health of It (PDF | 968 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


Kids Coloring Page- Blank MyPlate (PDF | 225 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


MyPlate Materials

Kansas State University Extension.


MyPlate on the Dinner Table

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.


MyPlate Test Drive (PDF | 518 KB)

Food and Health Communications, Inc.


Put MyPlate on the Grill (PDF | 132 KB)

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.