Every five years the USDA releases and updated version of the Food Guidelines designed to help us eat healthy so that we can avoid heart disease, diabetes and obesity.
Here are the key highlights and messages that the USDA featured in the updated guidelines.
Over the next few blogs we will go into more detail about what each of these messages means and practical ways on how we can incorporate that in to our daily lives.
Helping kids learn about the Food Pyramid Healthy Foods guidelines printables:
Understanding the Food Pyramid Article Learn how to create a balanced meal from foods from each of the food groups
Recommended Grade Level(s) 3 - 5thMy Pyramid Food Group Healthy Serving Size Sheet – Colorful informational printable to teach children about what is a serving from each of the food groups (Spanish version)