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1 MYPLATE Wherever you are, just use your plate to make a healthier diet.

2 Today’s Agenda Here today, learned tomorrow How to Make MyPlate Plate Makeovers Six Messages from the USDA

3 MyPlate

4 Meet the Vegetable Group This could be the start of a beautiful friendship Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice is welcome in the vegetable food group.

5 What Does a Serving Look Like?

6 Meet the Fruit Group Any fruit or 100% fruit juice is a welcome part of the fruit group.

7 What Does a Cup of Fruit Look Like?

8 Meet the Grain Group Make at least half your grains whole grains! The grain group includes food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain.

9 Not All Grains Are Equal WholeProcessed

10 What Does an Ounce of Grain Look Like? One slice of bread is about an ounce. One half cup of cooked cereal, rice, or pasta is also about an ounce. One cup of dry cereal is usually an ounce.

11 Meet the Protein Group Any food made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds is welcome in the protein group.

12 What Does an Ounce of Protein Look Like?

13 Meet the Dairy Group All fluid milks, as well as yogurt, milk- based desserts, hard natural cheeses, and soft cheeses are part of this group.

14 How much Dairy Should You Eat?

15 Part Two: Meal Makeovers Healthy ways to change the meals you eat

16 Fish and Chips -- Before

17 MyPlate Makeover

18 Snack -- Before

19 MyPlate Makeover

20 Pasta and Meatballs Before

21 MyPlate Makeover

22 Hoagie -- Before

23 Hoagie – “Dissected”

24 MyPlate Makeover

25 Fried Chicken with Macaroni and Cheese

26 MyPlate Makeover

27 What a Difference! FoodOriginal PlateHealthy Plate Fish1036 calories348 calories Snack450 calories120 calories Pasta1337 calories300 calories Hoagie1281 calories450 calories Chicken860 calories333 calories TOTAL4964 calories1551 calories

28 Part Three: USDA Messages Put these in a doggie bag and bring them on home.

29 Remember These Messages! Enjoy the food you eat, but eat less. Avoid oversized portions. Make half your plate fruits and veggies, at every meal. Stick to low-fat or fat free dairy products. Eat low-sodium foods. Drink water and avoid sugary drinks.

30 This show, like all good things, must come to an end.

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