The interactive resources below help consumers and professionals with dietary assessment, diet planning, and checking personal health risks. For interactive resources for kids, nutrition calculators, and to test your knowledge, choose from these links:
USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.
This practical tool lets you track and score your eating and activity habits. Gives tips for making healthy changes.
Interactive DRI for Healthcare Professionals
DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.
Use this interactive tool to calculate daily nutrient recommendations, including energy, macronutrients, and micronutrients, for individual dietary planning based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs).
The Heart Profilers
American Heart Association.
Provides professional and patient tools for personalized reports on atrial fibrillation, cholesterol, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and high blood pressure. Requires free registration.
Nutrition Analysis Tool (NAT)
University of Illinois. Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.
A free Web-based nutrient analysis program. Requires log-in.
Make Your Calories Count: Use the Nutrition Facts Label for Healthy Weight Management
DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
This interactive learning program helps consumers make healthy food choices while controlling calories.
Assess Your Diet
University of Massachusetts.
Provides an assessment on daily food intake and physical activity.