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Online Tools

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your food plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level.

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Enter your height and weight to learn how much weight you should probably gain during pregnancy.

Find food and nutrition apps for your mobile device, and read recent blog posts to see what's going on in the field.

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service. Cornell University. Food Marketing Institute

Developed by the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, with Cornell University and the Food Marketing Institute. The FoodKeeper will help you maximize the freshness and quality of foods and beverages. It is also available as a mobile application for Android and Apple devices.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The Body Weight Planner allows users to make personalized calorie and physical activity plans to reach a goal weight within a specific time period and to maintain it afterwards.

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

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

HHS. National Institutes of Health. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Library of Medicine

The Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) includes full label derived information from dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

This resource is designed to help consumers judge the reliability and credibility of health information from magazines, TV or the Internet.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Use this calculator to find common container sizes and alcohol content for different beverages.