Choose MyPlate – Healthier Food Choices

Choose MyPlate – Healthier Food Choices

Did you Know?

  • Obese children and adolescents are more likely to become obese as adults
  • If overweight begins before the age of 8, obesity in adulthood is likely to be more severe
  • Obesity in children and adolescents is associated with the risk factors of cardiovascular disease, such as high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes

–          The Center for Disease Control & Prevention (www.cdc.gov)

The MyPlate campaign is a reminder to help children make healthier food choices. The USDA provides many nutritional guidelines that help school nutritionists in planning and executing a balanced and healthy diet for children in school. By learning what it means to eat healthy as a child will promote strong habits that will benefit them as they grow.

Handgards is very conscious of how important this nutritional trend is for children and adults alike. The Food Plate Bag is the perfect choice for any K-12 cafeteria or college dining area.

Food Plate Bag:

  • Printed with the bright, Choose MyPlate logo
  • Perfect for pre-portioning foods
    • Correct calorie counts each time
    • Consistent portions
  • Durable and flexible material that allows bags to be frozen to   -50°F and then heated up to 220°F
  • Offer four distinct options for storage
    • Dry Storage
    • Refrigeration/Coolers
    • Warmers
    • Freezers

For more information, please visit Handgards online at http://www.handgards.com/