What is MyPlate template?

The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight and physical activity level. Browse the MyPlate collection of printable tip sheets and resources. These materials are in the public domain.

What does the MyPlate graphic do?

To help people make smart food choices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designed an easy-to-follow symbol: MyPlate. The plate graphic, with its different food groups, is a reminder of what — and how much — we should put on our plates to stay healthy.

Does MyPlate have an app?

Join the millions who have lost weight with MyPlate — the most user-friendly app to track your food and log your workouts on your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Android.

What is a MyPlate analysis?

The MyPlate Plan is a personalized food plan based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level. It helps you figure out how many calories you need each day and shows you food group targets—what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance.

How do you use MyPlate?

Set simple goals for healthy eating

  1. Set goals within food groups (Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Protein Foods, Dairy)
  2. Choose from a variety of goals or tap “Pick for me!”
  3. Take the MyPlate Quiz and use the results code to set your personal goals.
  4. Sync up to your smartwatch (or do it all on your mobile device)

What is the plate method of eating?

The plate method is a simple, visual way to make sure you get enough nonstarchy vegetables and lean protein while limiting the amount of higher-carb foods you eat that have the highest impact on your blood sugar.

Is MyPlate a free app?

How to Use LIVESTRONG.com’s Free MyPlate Calorie Tracker App for Android. You can track exercise and keep a food journal with LIVESTRONG.com’s free MyPlate app. Download the MyPlate app today to easily track calories, stay focused and achieve your goals!

Does MyPlate track water?

Track your water by tapping the water button on the Track tab. Keeping track of your daily water consumption is easy in the LIVESTRONG.com Calorie Counter app. Tap the Track tab at the bottom left of the screen. Tap the Water icon from the main tracking page.

Why is MyPlate replaced the food pyramid?

USDA replaces food pyramid with ‘MyPlate’ in hopes to promote healthier eating . Arriving in the midst of an obesity epidemic, this new at-a-glance guide to healthful eating is meant to remind consumers to limit heavy foods and beef up on the greens. “MyPlate” promotes fruits and vegetables, which cover half the circle.

What are the MyPlate recommendations?

MyPlate is supplemented with an additional recommendations, such as “Make half your plate fruits and vegetables”, “Switch to 1% or skim milk”, “Make at least half your grains whole”, and “Vary your protein food choices”.

What is the MyPlate diet?

Choose MyPlate describes a healthy diet as one with a focus on vegetables, fruits, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, as well as whole grains. MyPlate food guidelines suggest more lean meat consumption, nuts, eggs, beans, fish, and poultry; and a diet that is low in trans fats, saturated fats, cholesterol, added sugars and salt.

What are the main features of MyPlate?

Detailed nutrition analysis provided on recipes to help consumers choose recipes that meet nutrition goals

  • Comprehensive search filters such as program area,equipment,cuisine as well as nutrition-related messages to help users find recipes according to personal interest
  • Cost ranges for recipes as available
  • A personal cookbook builder