Carbohydrates and Sugar for Parents
Carbs are the body's most important and readily available source of energy. The key is to eat healthy ones, like whole grains, and avoid foods with added sugar.
Fiber for Parents
Many appetizing foods are also good sources of fiber - from fruits to whole-grain cereals. Here are ways to help kids get more fiber in their everyday diets.
MyPlate Food Guide for Teens
MyPlate is designed to help people make smart food choices. Its different food groups are a reminder of what – and how much – we should put on our plates to stay healthy.
MyPlate Food Guide for Parents
The USDA's food guide icon is designed to make meal planning easy. Here's how to get MyPlate onto your table.
Fiber for Teens
Some of the best and most delicious foods have loads of fiber. Find out how to get your fill of fiber without sacrificing good taste!
Breakfast Basics for Parents
Even if you eat a healthy morning meal every day, it can be tough to get kids fueled up. Here's how to make breakfast more appealing.
Breakfast for Kids
Did you eat breakfast today? Find out why it's important.
MyPlate Food Guide for Kids
MyPlate is designed to make it easier to understand healthy eating.
School Lunches for Kids
Lunch is a great part of the school day. Find out why what you eat can rev you up - or slow you down - for the afternoon ahead.
Learning About Carbohydrates for Kids
Carbohydrates (carbs) are a part of food. Find out why you need them in this article for kids.