Strategies for Success


USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Use MyPlate to learn what foods and amounts are right for you.

Interested in Losing Weight?

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

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

Weight Management

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Find weight management resources on a variety of topics.

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

DHHS. 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.

Cutting Calories

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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

Weight Control

DHHS. NIH. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

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

Weight-control Information Network

DHHS. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

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

Aim for a Healthy Weight

DHHS. NIH. NHLBI. Obesity Education Initiative.

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

Serving Sizes and Portions

DHHS. NIH. 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.

Sample Reduced-Calorie Menus

DHHS. NIH. NHLBI. 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.

How to Avoid Portion Size Pitfalls to Help Manage Your Weight

DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Receive practical tips for controlling portions.

MedlinePlus: Weight Control

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

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