Dietary Guidelines

The Food Pyramid icon has now evolved into a new image called, MyPlate. The new look of the nutritional guide now known as MyPlate is meant to be a simplified version of the food pyramid, breaking down a dinner plate into proper portions of food groups including fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and of course, dairy.

ChooseMyPlate.gov offers additional nutritional tips to help incorporate dairy in your everyday diet. The site includes how to substitute healthy dairy ingredients in recipes, shows specific amounts of dairy products that count toward the recommended daily intake, and explains health benefits and nutrients included from products in the dairy group