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Food and Nutrition Apps and Blogs

Find food and nutrition apps for your mobile device, and read recent blog posts to see what is going on in the field.


Looking for USDA information? The Ask USDA site makes it easy, providing information from across our organization all in one place. 

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

Use the Start Simple with MyPlate app to set healthy eating goals, track your progress, and celebrate success.

USDA, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Cornell University, Food Marketing Institute

The FoodKeeper app can help you use food while it's at peak quality and reduce waste.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Download the free Dining Decisions game to your iPad, iPhone, or Android device and see how healthy you can make your food plate!

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Select the country you’re in and answer a few simple questions about what you’re thinking about eating or drinking, and Can I Eat This? will tell you whether it’s likely to be safe.


Practical information and tips from the experts to help you and your family stay food safe.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

The HerbList App provides research-based information about the safety and effectiveness of herbal products.

HHS, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Read the blog for news and updates on physical activity and nutrition from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Use this free app to understand where you are and set goals toward where you would like to be with your healthy habits, such as nutrition, exercise, stress management, and more.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

MOVE!® Coach is a weight loss app for Veterans, service members, their families, and others who want to lose weight.