Nutrition
Healthy Eating 

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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.

 

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Feeding your Family

Government Resources

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Fueling the Military Family external link (requires CA login)

An Interactive self-development nutrition training modules available in ARMY FIT/ Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness/Nutrition Topic/Nutrition CRM tab.  Also check out the Family Nutrition Guide external link in the ARMY FIT Nutrition Topics section.

 

Eating with Your Kids Matters (HPRC) external link

Human Performance Resource Center nutrition blog and information on that is based on solid research.

My PLate ChooseMyPlate.gov external link 

Healthy eating solutions, practical tips, and easy-to-understand nutrition information for all ages.  Check out the online and interactive tool section (My Daily Checklist) for your personalized plan on what and how much to eat for your daily calorie allowance. 

 

 FDA How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label external link 

Learn how to make it easier to read food labels and make quick, informed food choices while grocery shopping.

DECA DECA - Commissary: Healthy Eating external link 

Meet your health, nutrition, and wellness goals. Check out the Health Eats section for quick meal solutions and healthy recipe suggestions to help you on your next trip to the Commissary.

 

 

USDA: Dietary Guidelines for Americans external link

Science-based nutrition recommendations to help you make better food and beverage decisions, manage your weight, and prevent chronic disease conditions (Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, or heart disease)..

Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) external link

Several FREE and downloadable cookbooks and step-by-step videos are available.  Cook book collection contains over 150 heart healthy and taste-tested recipes you and/or your entire family can enjoy!  Find familiar, but healthier versions of family favorites form several different ethnicities (African American, Latino, Indian, Alaskan native, and Vietnamese) and much more!

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Cooking Guide for Soldiers (APHC)

Guidance on food shopping, menus, cooking devices, preparing meals and nutritional facts.

 

 

Non-Government Resources

Home Food Safety external link

Timely home food safety tips to keep you and your family safe.  Collaborative website sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Just the Food Facts. From the Experts. The Center For Food Integrity. external link

Find everything from proper food safety to food myths and healthy eating tips!  Their mission: Bring you the most objective, trustworthy, and accurate information from the experts (RDs and University PhDs).  You can even submit your own nutrition questions.

Food Fit Fabulous external link

Evidenced- based resource and food blog about the foods you love, how to stay fit for life, and ways nutrition can help you feel fabulous.  You will find information on current trends, nutrition videos, podcasts, recipes, and so much more!

Nutrition for a Healthy Retirement

Government Resources

woman and nuritionEAT RIGHT for Healthy Aging external link

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. 

Senior Health: Eating Well as You Get Older external link (NIH)

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.

Women's Nutrition

Non-government Resources

Healthy Eating for Women. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Women have special nutrient needs.  learn how to look and feel your best with proper nutrition.

Government Resources

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Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. ChooseMyPlate external link 

Nutrition advice to help you and your baby stay healthy.  Get your own "My Plate Daily Checklist" and find out which foods and amounts are right for you when you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding.

 Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). USDA Food and Nutrition Service.external link

Find out if you are eligible for this program that helps make healthy eating more affordable for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women and their children (up to age 5).

Kids and Teens

Non-government Resources

Kids Eat Right. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. external link 

Checkout the videos and tips to help your child form good nutrition habits at an early age.  Watch the Cooking with Kids series for age-appropriate ideas on how to get your child involved in preparing meals.

Fuel Up To Play 60 external link 

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.

5-2-1-0 Let’s Go!  external link   

A childhood obesity prevention program with easy-to-follow and remember recommendations!

Men’s Nutrition

    Non-government Resources

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    Eat Right for Men external link

    Scientifically-based nutrition and food information for men through all stages of life.