Get practical resources to help you and your family have a healthy diet...from general to specific, from young to old, from brochures to interactive websites.
See practical information and tips to help Americans build healthier diets based on USDA's food guidance icon, MyPlate.
The MyPlate Plan shows your daily food group targets -- what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized for you, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level. For ages 2 and older.
Find links to the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) including the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) and the Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (ULs).
The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet.
Discover ways to make healthier food choices in these newsletters:
- Plan Your Plate: Shifting to a Healthy Eating Style
- Sweet Stuff: How Sugars and Sweeteners Affect Your Health
- The Skinny on Fat: The Good, the Bad, and the Unknown
- The Salty Stuff: Salt, Blood Pressure, and Your Health
- Rough Up Your Diet: Fit More Fiber Into Your Day
- Better Nutrition Every Day: How to Choose Healthier Foods and Drinks
Control high blood pressure using the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) eating plan.
Learn how the size of a standard drink differs across beverages.
Offers a how-to guide for reducing added sugars.
Offers a how-to guide for reducing saturated fats.
Offers a how-to guide for reducing sodium.
Features tips for making nutritious food and beverage choices a part of your everyday routine.
Offers a closer look at a central Dietary Guidelines concept
Read the basics about nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water.
Challenge yourself with 8 healthy eating goals.
Find out more about the Mediterranean eating pattern and why it's so healthy.