There are many organizations that offer credible and practical resources on nutrition. Use these resources for additional information on how to easily incorporate healthy eating into your life.
Deliciously Healthy Eating Recipes
The National Institute of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has created a website of nutritious and tasty meal ideas for children and adults. The site features recipes, videos, and tips for creating healthy meals for the family.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide evidence-based nutrition information and advice for people age two and older to help Americans make smart choices about food and physical activity so they can live healthier lives.
Food and Nutrition Information Center
This website provides food and nutrition resources for dietitians, health professionals, educators, Government personnel, and consumers.
Fruits & Veggies – More Matters
This health initiative inspires consumers to eat more fruits and vegetables by showcasing the combination of great taste, nutrition, variety, and various product forms.
HealthFinder has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to bring you reliable health information.
HealthierUS School Challenge
Established in 2004, the HealthierUS School Challenge recognizes those schools participating in the National School Lunch Program that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity.
Healthy Eating for an Active Lifestyle (PDF, 474 KB)
Part of the 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series, this fact sheet offers 10 tips for combining good nutrition and physical activity. For youth and adults engaging in physical activity and sports, healthy eating is essential for optimizing performance. Combining good nutrition with physical activity can lead to a healthier lifestyle.
Menu and Vending Machine Labeling Requirements
This page explains the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s requirements for food labeling on restaurant menus and vending machines.
MyPlate offers tips and resources for good nutrition based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It offers explanations on how to incorporate healthy food and physical activity into your daily life.
Nutrition.gov provides easy access to food and nutrition information from across the Federal Government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.
Nutrition: Strategies and Resources
The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity provides nutrition strategies and resources for state and local programs to make healthy living easier for all Americans.
U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for food service, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.
National Institute on Aging (NIA): Healthy Eating Resources
Good nutrition is especially important for older adults. Take advantage of this information from NIA on maintaining a healthy weight and getting the necessary nutrients for healthy aging.
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement, from the National Institute of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children ages 8 to 13 maintain a healthy weight.