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Healthy Eating

Get resources to help you eat a healthy diet with vegetables, fruits, protein, grains, and dairy foods.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Use these tips to make nutritious food choices when dining out or ordering food to go.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Browse examples of foods in each food group and the amount that counts as one serving equivalent.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Discover how to create a healthy eating routine from MyPlate, the USDA food group guide.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, 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 plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight and physical activity level. 

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging

Learn about food groups and serving sizes.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus

Learn how to make eating more pleasant when you are sick. Plus, find tips for getting enough calories and protein while recovering.

HHS, Office on Women's Health

Read the basics about nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water.

Department of Defense, Navy Medicine, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center

Challenge yourself to eating fruits and vegetables in new ways by following along to this 30-day calendar.

Purdue Unversity Extension

Eating healthy can be easier than you think. Just remember the food groups! When you plan or prepare meals and snacks, try to include choices from all of the MyPlate food groups to meet your calorie and nutrient needs.

University of Illinois Extension

Do you have trouble staying nourished when you're not feeling well?  Read this tip sheet to get ideas on how to eat to support your immune system.