Women


Learn about healthy eating for women and find resources for special health concerns for women. Also see:



Women's Health: Make Better Food Choices (PDF | 379KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Use these 10 tips to make better food choices, make time for yourself, and stay healthy, from MyPlate 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series. Also available in Spanish.


MyPlate

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Use MyPlate to visualize a healthy plate and think about what foods go on your plate, in your bowl, or in your cup.


SuperTracker

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Get personalized nutrition and physical activity plans, track your food and fitness, and receive tips to stay healthy.


Interactive Tools

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Find tools that provide feedback to help with diet evaluation and planning, checking personal health risks and testing knowledge.


Especially for Moms: Recipes, videos, tips and factsheets.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service

Recipes, videos, tips and factsheets just for you! Pick up ideas on ways to get your kids to try new foods, eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and low-fat milk and yogurt.


Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better Program Guide

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.

Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better is a health awareness program that encourages black women 18 years and older to maintain a healthy weight by being more physically active and eating healthy foods. If you would like to start a program in your area, this guide is for you.


Healthy Eating

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Information on a variety of topics that can help you eat healthier. Also in Spanish (PDF|930 KB).


Heart Health for Women

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

You may think heart disease only affects men. This is not true. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. FDA has tips to help you make good decisions about your heart health.


The Heart Truth

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

Learn about this national campaign for preventing heart disease in women. Also in Spanish.


Girlfriends' Health and Safety Tips

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Celebrate female friendship and support your girlfriends by helping them stay safe and live well.


Office on Women's Health

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Learn about top and trending health topics relevant to women, including:


Menopausal Symptoms and Complementary Health Approaches

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

Provides basic information about menopause, summarizes research on the efficacy and safety of complementary health approaches for menopausal symptoms, and suggests sources for additional information.


Menopausal Symptoms: In Depth

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

Find basic information about menopause, research summaries on complementary health approaches for symptoms, and sources for additional information.


Be Active Your Way: A Guide for Adults (PDF | 1.1MB)

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Fit physical activity into your life your way with this guide that helps you decide on the number of days, types of activities, and times that fit your schedule.