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Resource | Nutrition Education

MyPlate

Celebrate MyPlate’s birthday by sharing MyPlate resources with students, families, and peers.

Resource | Fact Sheets

MyPlate Guide To School Lunch

This factsheet highlights how a variety of healthy foods from each MyPlate food group are included as part of a school lunch. Learn about ways to help children make healthy food and beverage choices at school.

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Resource | Infographics

MyPlate Guide To School Breakfast

This infographic highlights healthy foods that are part of a balanced school breakfast.  Learn about why eating breakfast is important for learning, and how parents can help their child eat a healthy breakfast at school.

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Resource | Federal Register Documents

Information Collection: Generic Clearance for the Development of Nutrition Education Messages and Products for the General Public

This notice announces CNPP's intention to request OMB's approval of the information collection processes and instruments to be used during consumer research while testing nutrition education messages and products developed for the general public.

Resource | Nutrition Education

HEI Scores for Americans

The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) uses the Healthy Eating Index (HEI) to provide a data-driven understanding of diet quality in the United States over time. The HEI-2015 can be used to see how well the diets of Americans align with the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Healthy Eating Index

The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a measure of diet quality used to assess how well a set of foods aligns with key recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Resource | Report

USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food Reports (monthly reports)

The USDA food plans represent a healthy diet at four different cost levels. Each food plan specifies quantities of food and beverage categories that can be purchased and prepared to make healthy meals and snacks at home.

Resource | Report | Cost Study

Expenditures on Children By Families Reports - All Years

Expenditures on Children by Families provides estimates of the cost of raising children from birth through age 17 for major budgetary components.

Resource | Meeting Notice

Announcement of First Meeting of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and Request for Comments

The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services announce the first meeting of the newly appointed 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. This meeting will be open to the public. Additionally, this notice opens a public comment period that will remain open until early 2020, throughout the Committee's deliberations.

Resource | Report

USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food Reports (2017 reports)

The Food Plans represent a nutritious diet at four different cost levels.