Healthy Eating in the Community

USDA Choose My Plate

How to Encourage Others in your Community to Eat Healthy

 

  • Invite Others to Participate. Offer opportunities for individuals and families to participate in nutrition education classes, gardening, or cooking events to promote healthy eating. • Promote

  • Access to Affordable Food. Help families buy more groceries and purchase healthy foods for their meals by telling people about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other nutrition assistance programs.

  • Use the SuperTracker. You can help individuals identify their calorie needs and track food intake by using SuperTracker as part of your health and wellness efforts.

  • Empower Others. Provide access to ChooseMyPlate.gov through your organization’s website.

  • Start Motivational Groups in Your Community. Participants can help each other track their behavior, change food buying patterns, and switch to healthier eating habits.

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