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Strategies for Success

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image - a place setting for a meal.

USDA. National Agricultural Library. Food and Nutrition Information Center

Get practical step-by-step assistance for long-term weight control.

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

Learn about energy balance and find strategies for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Here are some examples of ways to cut calories for your meals, snacks, and even beverages.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or healthy eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan? Read more.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Receive practical tips for controlling portions.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Find strategies and resources for maintaining a healthy weight. Also in Spanish.

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

Find reduced-calorie daily menus for American, ethnic, and vegetarian meals to help make it easier for you to eat right and lose weight.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Weight-control Information Network

Find resources to help you lose weight, maintain weight loss, and feed a healthy family. Some publications available in Spanish.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Tips about the safety and effectiveness of dietary supplements for weight control.

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

Find weight management resources on a variety of topics.

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

Read about the difference between servings and portions, and find out how much portion sizes have grown over the past 20 years.