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Understanding Healthy Eating
- Nutrition (MedlinePlus)
- 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
- Food & Nutrition Information Center (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
- Healthy Eating for Women (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)
- MyPlate (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
- Nutrition for Seniors (MedlinePlus)
- Nutrition.gov (National Agricultural Library)
- Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health (FamilyDoctor.org)
Support Groups & Forums
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Mobile Apps & Tools
Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy. For tips on selecting additional apps for healthy eating, please review this tipsheet.
Registered dietitians and nutritionists provide science-based reviews of the most popular nutrition apps to help you safely manage your health.
You can get answers to your food safety questions anywhere. Free. Android, mobile website.
This app lets you calculate your body mass index, a measure of body fat based on height and weight. Free. iOS, mobile website.
My Food-A-Pedia is a mobile tool that provides consumers quick access to nutrition information for over 1,000 foods. Free. Mobile website.