The Healthy Eating Plate now available in other languages!

HEP_TranslationSplashThe Healthy Eating Plate — a simple, visual meal-planning guide that addresses important deficiencies in the U.S. government’s MyPlate icon—is now available in 15 languages, giving it the potential to reach over half the world’s population.

Launched in 2011 in conjunction with Harvard Health Publications, the Healthy Eating Plate is based on the latest and best scientific evidence, which shows that a primarily plant-based diet rich in vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats, and healthy proteins lowers the risk of weight gain and chronic diseases. Helping people everywhere get the best possible nutritional advice is of critical importance because an unhealthy diet is a major cause of chronic diseases and the world faces a burgeoning epidemic of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.

Read the full press release here.