Interactive Tools

Body size images BMI - Body Mass Index

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Find links to BMI calculators for both adults and children, and links to information on interpreting the results.

SuperTracker Food-a-Pedia

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Learn what food group a food belongs in and find out how many calories and nutrients it contains. Also do a side-by-side comparison for two different foods.

MyPlate SuperTracker

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

This practical tool lets you track and score your eating and activity habits. Gives tips for making healthy changes. Access MyPyramid tracker.

Portion Distortion!

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Interactive Web site with 2 quizzes to compare portion sizes now and 20 years ago.

Interactive Tools

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Assess and plan diets, check personal health risks, test knowledge, and evaluate needs.