control is a hot topic in today’s society. Through plates, measuring tools,
food scales and other portion control tools, people all over the world are
working to minimize their portions and take control of their health.
by NCES dietitians and nutrition educators, NCES Right-Sized Portion Plates will motivate users to make healthier
lifestyle choices through portion control and physical activity. Dietitians and
nutrition educators can use these plates as teaching tools to educate their
patients on making healthy food choices, decreasing portions to healthy sizes
and incorporating physical activity in to their lifestyle. Each plate, the Right-Sized Kids Plate and the Right-Sized Adult Plate, is designed to be interactive and easy-to-use and has been
researched to follow USDA MyPlate and 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.