Resources to help you discover healthier ways to plan, shop and cook, whether just for yourself or for your family. Learn how to meet your body’s energy needs for top performance.
Fueling the Military Family (interactive online training module on AKO)
USDA Making mealtimes matter! (Let’s eat for the health of it)
Dietary Guidelines Consumer Brochure. Build a healthy plate by thinking about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl before you eat.
USDA Choose My Plate Menu Plans (Menu Planning)
Shows you what and how much to eat within your daily calorie allowance; your food plan is personalized based on your age, gender, height, weight and physical activity level.
FDA How to understand and read food labels (Food Shopping)
Information for making it easier to use food labels and make quick informed food choices that contribute to good health.
DeCA (Commissary) & "Eat Healthy Your Way" (Commissary Magazine published by Eating Well)
Download healthy recipes and essential commissary shopping list.
USDA: Choose My Plate
Practical information and tips to help Americans build healthier diets based on USDA's new food guidance icon, MyPlate. ChooseMyPlate replaces MyPyramid as the government's primary food group symbol and is designed to remind Americans to eat healthfully.
USDA: Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Provides science-based nutrition guidance for Americans ages 2 and older to promote healthy lifestyles and dietary habits.
Keep the Beat™ Cookbook
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) developed this new Keep the Beat™ cookbook to help busy parents who want to make meal preparation a family affair. Keep the Beat™ Recipes features delicious, heart healthy recipes family meals. NHLBI even tested the recipes with parents and school-aged children to make sure they liked them.
Home Food Safety
Timely home food safety tips to keep you and your family safe. Collaborative website sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Nutrition for a Healthy Retirement
NIH: Senior Health: Eating Well as You Get Older
Eating well is vital for everyone at all ages. Whatever your age, your daily food choices can make an important difference in your health and in how you look and feel.
EAT RIGHT for Healthy Aging
Eating right and being physically active are keys to staying healthy throughout life. Nutrient needs change with age. Familiarize yourself with the foods that offer the vitamins and minerals that promote good health as we age.
Nutrition for Women
Information on body image and young women, eating right during menopause, bone health for women, and heart health for women.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Information on nutritional needs and weight for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
WIC Works Resource System
The WIC Works Resource System is an online education and training center for staff of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).
Kids and Teens
Kids Eat Right
Scientifically-based nutrition and health information for helping children grow healthy.
Fuel Up To Play 60
Empowers students to take charge in making small, everyday changes by choosing good-for-you foods and getting active for at least 60 minutes every day.
Reaches children and families where they live, work, grow, and play promoting healthy behaviors.
Eat Right for Men
Scientifically-based nutrition and food information for men through all stages of life.