Adults


This page offers great nutrition information for adults in general. For gender-specific information, please see:



Physical Activity Guidelines image Be Active Your Way: A Guide for Adults

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Based on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, this guide can help you fit physical activity into your life, your way.


Find a Registered Dietitian

American Dietetic Association.

To find a registered dietitian for individualized nutrition counseling, this searchable database allows you to locate a registered dietitian in your area with particular specialties - such as food allergies, diabetes, digestive disorders, general healthy nutrition, etc.


Let's Eat for the Health of It (PDF | 1 MB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, brochure provides tips for building a healthy plate, eating the right amount of calories for you, being physically active, and more.


American Heart Association logo Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations

American Heart Association.

Interested in reducing your risk of heart disease? Check out the steps you can take for long-term health.


SuperTracker logo SuperTracker

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Track and score diet and physical activity and receive tips for healthy changes.


Choose My Plate icon USDA MyPlate Food Guidance System

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

The MyPlate food guidance system replaces MyPyramid. The Daily Food Plan can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you.


Ask the Dietitian

Ask the Dietitian.

Provides answers to frequently asked questions on various topics of nutrition.


Healthy Eating My Way

Dairy Council of California. Meals Matter.

Geared to those age 19 and older, this tool helps to determine how many calories you need, your BMI, specific tips for your age and gender, and how much you should eat from each food group.