Smart Nutrition 101

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Find 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."

MyPlate Resources

Check out MyPlate, a food guidance system to help you plan a healthy diet. It includes many useful resources, including tools for assessing your food intake and physical activity.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 document cover Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010

U.S. Department of Agriculture; Department of Health and Human Services.

Read science-based nutrition guidance for Americans ages 2 and older which promotes healthy lifestyles and eating habits. Also in PDF|3 MB.

DRI Essentials book cover Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) and Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) Resources

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Find links to the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) including the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) and the Upper Tolerable Limits (ULs).

Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements.

Learn about the role of specific vitamins and minerals in health and disease.

Question Mark 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...