Choose My Plate.gov

 

Food Groups

MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image—a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. To learn more about building a healthy plate, select a food group below.
 

Weight Management and Calories

  • Weight Management:

    • Looking for ways to help manage your body weight? This section is designed just for you.
  • Calories:

    • Confused by calories?  Don't be. Calories are just a measurement tool, like inches or ounces. 
  • Resources:

    • Online tools to help you learn about and manage your weight and your calorie intake include:
      • The BMI Calculator identifies if you are at a healthy weight, underweight, overweight, or obese.
      • The SuperTracker is an online tool that helps you track what you currently eat and drink, gives you a personalized plan for what you should eat and drink, and guides you to make better choices.
 

Physical Activity

 

Super Tracker and Other Tools

  • SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze, and track your diet and physical activity. Find out what and how much to eat; track foods, physical activities, and weight; and personalize with goal setting, virtual coaching, and journaling
  • Daily Food Plan

    • Want to know the amount of each food group you need daily? Enter your information in the link below to find out and receive a customized Daily Food Plan.

Beyond Foster Care: Need for Services Beyond the Age of 21

This survey is for California former foster, Independent Living Program (ILP) eligible probation, and dual status youth ages 22 to 35. The purpose of the study is to explore the experiences and need for services of California former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth who are between the ages of 22 and 35. Participation in the study would last about 20 to 35 minutes. You may choose to withdraw your participation at any time. Your answers will be confidential. The information will be kept in a secure database with no identifying information for the duration of the study. 

The findings of this study will be used to provide suggestions for programs and services that will improve long-term outcomes for former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth. 

Visit this link in order to complete the survey! 


 

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