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Welcome is a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices.

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.

Healthy Living and Weight

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Learn strategies for success to help you lose or gain weight safely and how to establish a positive body image.  

Exercise and Fitness

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Develop healthy hobby’s this January with resources like exercise logs and planners to help you stay consistent over time .

Seasonal Recipes

Foil dinner with roasted broccoli, carrots, and potatoes

Cook these veggie and meat foil packets in the oven, on the grill, or over a campfire.  

Historical Dietary Guidance Digital Collection

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

USDA FoodData Central

Look up what’s in the foods that you eat using these 4 nutrient databases.

FoodKeeper App

Keep your food fresh and prevent food waste using this free app from

USDA REE Resources

Learn how supports the USDA Research, Education, and Economics (REE) mission to create safe, sustainable food systems in support of strong, healthy communities.