ESHA is proud to be a MyPlate Strategic Partner
As a Strategic Partner, ESHA joins other healthcare professionals who share the USDA mission of promoting health through the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
The MyPlate food guidance system divides foods into five groups (fruit, vegetable, protein, grain, and dairy) according to nutrient content, and offers meal plans that show how much food from each group to eat for optimal health. There are many resources available on the choosemyplate.gov website to help individuals meet nutrient and caloric needs and make positive eating choices.
The MyPlate nutrition guide from the USDA offers a variety of tips designed to encourage healthy eating habits, including daily intake recommendations for each of the five major food groups (Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Protein, and Dairy). Check out our MyPlate cheat sheet which lists the recommended intake targets for each food group by age and gender and provides portion examples to demonstrate what a serving looks like.
ESHA incorporates MyPlate values into our software to help users evaluate the nutritional value of dietary intakes, recipes, and more.
Food Processor MyPlate Dietary Intake Report
This report graphically compares a users’ actual daily food intake with the optimum daily intake (per MyPlate recommendations). Users can easily and quickly see where they may be falling short and the report offers suggestions for improvement.
Genesis R&D Foods MyPlate Recipe Report
This report tells food manufacturers how much of what MyPlate food group their recipe or formula contributes to a diet plan. Although the bar graph comparison is displayed, Genesis users find the Daily Amount section much more helpful.
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