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Healthy Eating

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

The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

The MyPlate Plan shows your daily food group targets -- what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized for you, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level. For ages 2 and older.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

See practical information and tips to help Americans build healthier diets based on USDA's food guidance icon, MyPlate.

USDA. National Agricultural Library. Food and Nutrition Information Center

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

HHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Offers a closer look at a central Dietary Guidelines concept

HHS. Office on Women's Health

Read the basics about nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Control high blood pressure using the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan.

HHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Offers a how-to guide for reducing added sugars.

Hear from a Registered Dietitian about the many reasons for buying fresh, nutritious, locally grown vegetables at the farmers market.

HHS. President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition

Challenge yourself with 8 healthy eating goals.

HHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Features tips for making nutritious food and beverage choices a part of your everyday routine.

HHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Offers a how-to guide for reducing saturated fats.

HHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Offers a how-to guide for reducing sodium.

PennState Extension

Find out more about the Mediterranean eating pattern and why it's so healthy.

Purdue Unversity Extension

Eating healthy can be easier than you think. Just remember the food groups! When you plan or prepare meals and snacks, try to include choices from all the MyPlate food groups to meet your calorie and nutrient needs.