Smart Nutrition 101ChooseMyPlate.gov
USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.
Features practical information and tips to help Americans build healthier diets based on USDA's new food guidance icon, MyPlate. MyPlate replaces MyPyramid as the government's primary food group symbol and is designed to remind Americans to eat healthfully.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010
U.S. Department of Agriculture; Department of Health and Human Services.
Provides science-based nutrition guidance for Americans ages 2 and older to promote healthy lifestyles and dietary habits.
Find a wealth of useful and practical resources to help you and your family have a healthy diet...from general to specific, from young to old, from brochures to interactive websites. Also find resources for "Eating Vegetarian" and "Eating for Exercise and Sports."
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 represent the federal government's science-based nutrition guidance to promote health and reduce risk of disease through healthy eating and physical activity. Find key recommendations and consumer messages.
MyPlate & Food Pyramid Resources
Check out MyPyramid, a food guidance system to help you plan a healthy diet. Also find MyPyramid for Kids, MyPyramid in Spanish, and the interactive, on-line MyPyramid Tracker, for assessing your own personal food intake and physical activity.
Dietary Reference Intakes - RDAs
Find links to the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) including the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) and the Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (ULs). Also find vitamin and mineral fact sheets.
Commonly Asked Questions - Smart Nutrition
Find answers to questions like what is a healthy diet, where to find dietary guidelines, how many servings needed in a day and more...