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Start Simple with MyPlate

Start Simple with MyPlate App

Get started with Start Simple with MyPlate!

Meet healthy eating goals one at a time! Use the Start Simple with MyPlate app to pick simple daily food goals, see real-time progress, and earn badges along the way. This easy-to-use app can help you make positive changes. Healthy eating can help you achieve a healthier life overall.

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Set simple goals for healthy eating

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Pick your goals

  • Set goals within food groups (Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Protein Foods, Dairy)
  • Choose from a variety of goals or tap "Pick for me!" to have goals selected for you
  • Take the MyPlate Quiz and use the results code to set your personal goals
  • Sync up to your smartwatch (or do it all on your mobile device)
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See real-time progress

  • See daily progress in each food group as you meet your goals
  • View simple tips to help meet your goals
  • Select options for notifications and reminders
  • Visit the MyPlate 101 section for more information about healthy eating
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Earn badges that celebrate your success

  • Earn badges as food group goals are completed
  • Collect a variety of badges such as first goal complete, daily-streaks, food group badges, and the ultimate MyPlate badge
  • Post your badges on social media to share your success and encourage others
  • Participate in challenges to stay motivated and earn new badges

Current In-App Challenges

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MyPlate Quiz

Take the MyPlate Quiz and sync it with the app!

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Shop Simple with MyPlate

Find savings in your area and discover new ways to prepare budget-friendly foods.

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MyPlate on Alexa

Get MyPlate nutrition tips on Amazon Alexa devices or the free Alexa app.

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Start Simple with MyPlate App

Build healthy eating habits one goal at a time! Download the Start Simple with MyPlate app today.

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MyPlate.gov is based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025