USDA's MyPlate replaces MyPyramid!
This interactive, USDA website uses the new Choose My Plate plan to help you plan grocery shopping, meals and recipes based upon the best nutritional knowledge currently available.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
This website was developed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This largest organization of food and nutrition professionals serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being. You will also find healthy tips of the day and monthly featured articles related to food and health.
Produce for Better Health Foundation
At Produce for Better Health Foundation, the
goal is to foster an environment where people can include fruits and
vegetables at every eating occasion.
Fruits and Veggies - More Matters!
This health initiative focuses on helping Americans increase fruit and vegetable consumption for better health, encouraging us to "fill half your plate with fruits and veggies!"
Optimizing Bone Health
The American Academy of Pediatrics stresses that maintaining
adequate calcium intake during childhood and
adolescence is necessary for the development of peak bone mass, which
important in reducing the risk of fractures and
osteoporosis later in life. Optimal calcium intake is especially
during adolescence, when most bone mineral
USDA Agricultural Research Service
The USDA Agricultural Research Service works to find solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day, from field to table. This link takes you to research on food choices and health indicators in our country.
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Another United States Department of Agriculture website that provides general nutrition information and the latest up-dates on food and nutrition service programs.
The USDA Food and Nutrition Services page focusing on fruits and vegetables.
Smart Nutrition Starts Here
This resource comes from the National Agricultural Library.
This interactive website was developed just for kids. Discover delicious
and easy recipes. Read the latest articles developed for children. Find
fun games to play that teach about nutrition and good health.
More web resources on good health:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. website provides information on health and safety topics, current data & statistics, publications, and products.
Health, Mental Health & Safety Guidelines for Schools
This website, led by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Association of School Nurses provides guidelines for health, mental health & safety, food & nutrition services developed by health, education, and safety professionals, as well as parents and other supporters.
Healthfinder is a service of the National Health Information Center, US Department of Health and Human Services. Access health library information from A to Z.
Action for Healthy Kids
Action for Healthy Kids is the only non-profit organization formed specifically to address the obesity epidemic and undernourished, sedentary youth by focusing on changes at school.
National Dairy Council
This website provides tools and resources on nutrition information on dairy foods and the important role they play in a healthy lifestyle.