Month: January 2014

Turn MyPlate into Your Plate

Turn MyPlate into Your Plate

First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative has emerged as a powerful force in operation childhood obesity prevention. The campaign focuses on encouraging kids to increase current levels of physical activity (an hour a day keeps the doctor away!) while practicing healthier eating habits. Current USDA dietary recommendations are represented by a simple picture: MyPlate, an accessible and appealing visual meal-planning guide.