Food and Nutrition Apps and Blogs

Ask Karen

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Ask Karen provides 24/7 assistance and tips on preventing foodborne illness, safe food handling and storage, and safe preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products. Mobile Ask Karen has all the same features as Ask Karen from your desktop or laptop.

FoodKeeper App

USDA. Food Safety and Inspection Service, with Cornell University and the Food Marketing Institute.

The FoodKeeper can help you use food while at peak quality and reduce waste.

HerbList App

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

The HerbList App provides research-based information about the safety and effectiveness of herbal products.

BAM! Dining Decisions App

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Download the free Dining Decisions game to your iPad, iPhone, or Android device and see how healthy you can make your food plate!

Can I Eat This?

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Select the country you’re in and answer a few simple questions about what you’re thinking about eating or drinking, and Can I Eat This? will tell you whether it’s likely to be safe.

MOVE! Coach

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

MOVE!® Coach is a weight loss app for Veterans, service members, their families, and others who want to lose weight.


United States Department of Agriculture

Find USDA food and nutrition blog posts.

Keep Food Safe Blog

Practical information and tips from the experts to help you and your family stay food safe.

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Blog

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

The President’s Council engages, educates, and empowers all Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition.

Be Active Your Way Blog

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

The Be Active Your Way Blog is the official blog of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

Office on Women's Health Blog - Fitness and Nutrition

DHHS. Office on Women's Health.

Find a list of blog posts from the Office on Women's Health. Also see the section on Heart Health, Stroke, and Diabetes.