Let’s Eat!! // MyPlate Guide to School Lunch

Eating a balanced and healthy school lunch is possible whether you bring your own food from home, or eat at the school cafeteria! The trick is to include foods from as many food groups as you can. Learn about each of the 5 food groups below:

If you eat school lunch, each of these food groups will be offered to you. Make sure to fill your tray with mostly fruits, vegetables, proteins, and whole-grains! Choose low-fat white milk, 100% juice, or water for your beverage.

If you bring your own meal from home, try packing at least 3 of the food groups in your lunchbox. Click on this link to find some fun & healthy lunch ideas you can pack tomorrow!

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