It's hard to overstate the impact of a balanced diet on personal health. The following resources provide healthy eating guidelines and the latest in nutrition research.

  • Dietary Guidelines
    Recommendations for food and beverage choices that add up to a healthy eating pattern.
  • EatRight
    Consumer information portal from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Food Insight
    Science-based information on health, nutrition, and food safety.
  • Healthy Children: Nutrition
    Pediatric nutrition advice and articles from the American Academy of Pediatrics. - Also see: Growing Healthy
  • MyNetDiary
    Highly-rated calorie counter app featuring food database, easy logging, and barcode scanning. - $9/month or $60/year
  • MyPlate
    Dietary guidelines and learning activities from the United States Department of Agriculture.
  • Nourish by WebMD
    WebMD site focusing on diets and healthy eating.
    Government recommendations on a range of health and nutrition topics.
  • NutritionFacts
    Public service providing updates on the latest nutrition research via podcast and videos.
  • SELF Nutrition
    Editorials on healthy eating and the latest developments in nutrition science.
  • USDA Food and Nutrition Service
    Agency charged with ending hunger and obesity through federal nutrition assistance programs.
  • Verywell Calorie Counter
    Look up nutrition facts and view food labels for 250,000+ foods. Diet program and nutrition coach.


  • American Society for Nutrition
    Professional organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge and application of nutrition.
  • British Nutrition Foundation
    British charity advancing public education and research into nutrition for the public benefit.
  • Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
    Organization dedicated to improving the health and nutrition of populations at risk.
  • National Eating Disorder Association
    Non-profit providing treatment and support options for individuals affected by eating disorders.
  • Obesity Canadian
    Canadian association comprised of healthcare professionals, researchers, and policy makers.
  • Oldways
    Nonprofit dedicated to inspiring healthy eating through cultural food traditions and lifestyles.