Learning ZoneXpress quickly responds to nation's need for Spanish-language new food icon products with Spanish MyPlate poster and handouts
OWATONNA, Minn., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Spanish-language version of the popular MyPlate poster and handouts tablet is now available from Learning ZoneXpress.
MyPlate is the USDA's new healthy eating guide, replacing the familiar but confusing food pyramid. MyPlate clearly shows that half of all food intake should be fruits and vegetables, with the other half split between grains and protein-rich foods. It also encourages choosing fat-free or low-fat dairy products. It was unveiled on June 2 by First Lady Michelle Obama, who has repeatedly promoted better eating and healthier living - especially for children - with the Let's Move campaign.
Twenty-four hours after MyPlate was introduced, Learning ZoneXpress had MyPlate posters, handouts, bookmarks, and magnets ready for distribution. "MyPlate is easy to understand and easy to remember," says Melanie Nelson, CEO of Learning ZoneXpress. "It's a great addition to the ongoing effort to teach nutrition and healthy eating habits, so we wanted to capitalize on it quickly." Continue reading