MyPlate- Guide to Healthier Eating

Clemson Extension Program Team

Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program

Publication Date

Winter 2-1-2024

Publication Number

LGP 1186


Maintaining a healthy diet can often be challenging in today’s fast-paced world. To address this concern and empower individuals with the knowledge they need to make informed dietary choices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) introduced the MyPlate guide.This intuitive visual representation offers practical guidelines for creating balanced meals that support overall well-being. The MyPlate guide serves as a bridge between the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and practical implementation. By using MyPlate to help assist EFNEP participants in cultivating healthier eating habits helps reduce future healthcare costs and improve quality of life.

Publication Type



Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

families, adults, youth