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MyPlate replaces MyPyramid

August 01, 2011

The USDA in partnership with First Lady Michelle Obama’s Lets Move! campaign recently introduced MyPlate. It gives a visual reminder to fill half our plate with fruits and vegetables, and increase the amount of whole grains we eat. Along with the visual, the website houses a toolkit with nutrition information, healthy eating tips, and even a personal eating plan. While not all Hawai'i foods are in the database, check back for regular updates. Another great visual resource is Chef Ann Cooper's meal wheel