myplate for older adults

Plant-Based Diet Benefits the Heart, Environment and More

The myriad health benefits of vegetables and other plant foods and/or concerns about animal welfare and the environment lead some people to choose a vegetarian dietary pattern. Plant-based diets are becoming more mainstream, and the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans includes a vegetarian eating pattern as one of its three … Read More

Healthy Dinner Options: Ideas for All Tastes

Smart eating doesn’t have to be boring or bland. Using the USDA’s MyPlate or Tufts’ MyPlate for Older Adults models as guides, you can find endless delicious possibilities to suit any palate. Healthy dinner options can range from 5-minute meals to complex gourmet repasts. MyPlate, for example, calls for filling … Read More

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