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Nutrition.gov

Nutrition.gov is powered by USDA Science and offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices.

An Introduction to Nutrition.gov

Growing and Using Wild & Cultivated Plants Webinar

ASCEND for Better Health

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A virtual center that brings together scientists, partner organizations, and communities to deliver science-based solutions that promote and elevate food and nutrition security for all Americans.

American Heart Month

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Learn how to reduce your risk for heart disease. Find heart-healthy eating tips to reduce fat in the diet and lower cholesterol levels. 

African Heritage and Health

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Discover the ‘African Heritage Diet’ based on the healthy food traditions of people with African roots. 

White Bean Soup

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Cooking a healthy dinner has never been so easy! Serve healthy bean soup in less than 10 minutes with pantry staples.

Nutrition Tips for Every Stage of Life

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Culture and Food

Learn how to prepare traditional foods and cuisines in healthful ways.

Pupusas Revueltas

Make these chicken, veggie, and cheese pupusas for a fun, hands-on dinner.

Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection

Explore the history of dietary guidance from the 19th century to today.

USDA FoodData Central

Look up what’s in the foods that you eat using this nutrient database.