Nutrition

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.

  • Choose My Plate
    Dietary guidelines and learning activities from the United States Department of Agriculture.
    choosemyplate.gov
  • Dietary Guidelines
    Recommendations for food and beverage choices that add up to a healthy eating pattern.
    dietaryguidelines.gov
  • EatRight
    Consumer information portal from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
    eatright.org
  • Food Facts
    Comprehensive database of over 50,000 food items and their ingredients.
    foodfacts.com
  • Food Insight
    Science-based information on health, nutrition, and food safety.
    foodinsight.org
  • Healthy Children: Nutrition
    Pediatric nutrition advice and articles from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
    healthychildren.org - Also see: Growing Healthy
  • Nutrition.gov
    Government recommendations on a range of health and nutrition topics.
    nutrition.gov
  • NutritionFacts
    Public service providing updates on the latest nutrition research via podcast and videos.
    nutritionfacts.org
  • SELF Nutrition Data
    Provides a variety of tools to browse and interpret data from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
    self.com
  • USDA Food and Nutrition Service
    Agency charged with ending hunger and obesity through federal nutrition assistance programs.
    fns.usda.gov
  • Verywell Calorie Counter
    Look up nutrition facts and view food labels for 250,000+ foods. Diet program and nutrition coach.
    verywellfit.com

Organizations

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