Editor’s note
You can read this publication on this page, download the PDF, or order printed copies.
See the companion publication N1024, Drink to Your Health Poster.

Build a healthy plate handout sharing tips for selecting the right balance of foods.

Sarah Wood
Assistant Extension Professor, Department of Health Sciences

Tammy Roberts
Nutrition and Health Extension Specialist

This handout highlights key messages of the dietary guidelines, including drinking more water and avoiding sugar in beverages.


  • Nutrition
  • Health
  • Beverages
  • Energy drinks
  • Soda pop
  • Soft drinks
  • Sports drinks
  • SNAP


The printed version is a two-page 8.5-by-11 inch handout.

Publication No. N1023
Price $12