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Lesson 7

Foods that Help me Grow: Using MyPlate

Background

The five food groups include vegetables, fruit, grains, protein, and dairy. All five food groups are important and contain different nutrients that are needed for growth and development. The MyPlate graphic that teaches us how to prepare our plates so that we are regularly eating foods from each group every day.

Learning Objectives

  1. The five food groups are vegetables, fruit, grains, protein, and dairy.
  2. We need to eat foods from all five food groups every day.
  3. The foods from all five food groups work together like a team to help our body grow.

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