Interactive Tools

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.

Interactive Tools

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Assess and plan diets, check personal health risks, test knowledge, and evaluate needs.

BMI - Body Mass Index

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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

Portion Distortion

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

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