Healthy Eating

ChooseMyPlate.gov

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.


MyPlate Plan

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.


MyPlate Tip Sheets

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

See easy-to-follow food and nutrition tips for all food groups including:


Top 10 Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

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


Cut Down on Added Sugars (PDF | 353 KB)

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Offers a how-to guide for reducing added sugars.


How to Build a Healthy Eating Pattern (PDF | 520 KB)

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

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


8 Healthy Eating Goals

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

Challenge yourself with 8 healthy eating goals.


Cut Down on Saturated Fats (PDF | 772 KB)

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Offers a how-to guide for reducing saturated fats.


Shift to Healthier Food & Beverage Choices (PDF | 332 KB)

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Offers a closer look at a central Dietary Guidelines concept


Cut Down on Sodium (PDF | 821 KB)

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Offers a how-to guide for reducing sodium.


The DASH Eating Plan

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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


Drink Only in Moderation

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

If you don’t drink alcohol, there’s no reason to start. If you choose to drink, it’s important to have only a moderate (limited) amount. And some people should not drink at all. Read more.


Fact Sheets - Moderate Drinking

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Learn about U.S. standard drink sizes, and why if alcohol is consumed, it should be consumed in moderation.


What is a Standard Drink?

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

Many people are surprised to learn what counts as a drink. Learn about what counts as a "standard drink" in the United States.