My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

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The number of overweight and obese kids continues to grow at a startling rate. In response to this epidemic, the US government has issued a new set of Dietary Guidelines for Americans (released in January 2011) as well as a brand-new visual icon, MyPlate, which replaces the old MyPyramid. This fact-packed video helps viewers recognize how to develop a healthy lifestyle that combines sensible eating with regular exercise. Program explains the new MyPlate concept and encourages viewers to use the ChooseMyPlate.gov website to learn about their dietary needs and develop a personalized plan for healthy eating. On-the-street teen interviews point out the need for serious education on this crucial subject.

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