Dietary Guidance

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 document cover Dietary Guidelines

Includes 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, previous editions of the Dietary Guidelines, background information and international dietary guidance systems.

Dietary Reference Intakes Book Cover Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)

Comprehensive listing of reference values used for planning and assessing nutrient intake. Includes information on specific nutrients and history of DRI development.

Handful of broccoli Fruits and Veggies - More Matters

Resources for children, parents, and educators from a national initiative to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables and promote good health.

Physical activity Individual Dietary Assessment

Find tools for assessing the dietary intake of individuals. See also Dietary Assessment Instruments for Research.

Choose My Plate icon MyPlate and Historical Food Pyramid Resources

Links to many MyPlate resources and to past food pyramid resources, including MyPyramid and the 1992 Food Guide Pyramid materials.

Fraud and Nutrition Misinformation

Sound too good to be true? Find tips for spotting suspicious health claims and links for checking out myths and misinformation.

General Nutrition and Health Information

Resources from organizations and programs that provide credible and current food and nutrition information for professionals and consumers.

BMI Calculator Interactive Tools

These Web sites help consumers and professionals with dietary assessment and planning, checking personal health risks, testing knowledge, and evaluating needs.

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