Choose My Plate
Preschoolers (3-5 years-old)
- Grow up Healthy. Complete a growth chart especially for your child to find out more about normal development.
- Develop healthy eating habits. Raise a healthy eater by setting a good example and practicing positive habits.
- Try new foods. Help for picky eaters.
- Play actively every day. Add physical activity into your preschooler's day.
- Follow food safety rules.
Kids (6-17 years-old)
College Students (18-24 years- old)
Students on campuses around the country have an opportunity to champion healthy eating and lead the way in improving the health of young adults at their school. We encourage students to register and become MyPlate On Campus Ambassadors. The resources on this site will help Ambassadors, and the educators and staff supporting them, communicate the messages supporting MyPlate and the Dietary Guidelines to their student body in practical ways that promote health and wellness.
When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutritional needs. This site is designed just for you. It has advice you need to help you and your baby stay healthy.
First - visit your doctor or health care provider if you haven't already. Every pregnant woman needs to visit a doctor regularly. Only he or she can make sure both you and your baby are healthy. Your doctor can also prescribe a safe vitamin and mineral supplement, and anything else you may need.
Next - get your own Daily Food Plan for Moms. Your Plan will show you the foods and amounts that are right for you. Enter your information for a quick estimate of what and how much you need to eat. Or, enter the foods you eat into the Supertracker to see how your food choices compare to what you need.
Then - learn more by choosing a topic from the menu below. "Sources of information" will take you straight to the government's best advice on pregnancy and breastfeeding