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What is nutrition?
EVERYTHING YOU EAT AND DRINK MATTERS....
Nutrition is the act or process of nourishing or being nourished; specifically: the sum of the processes by which an animal or plant takes in and utilizes food substances (Merriam-Webster).
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020
Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been published every 5 years since 1980. The focus of the 2015-2020 edition is healthy eating patterns.
Illustrates the 5 food groups that are essential for a healthy diet and offers resources for choosing the right foods and tips for developing healthy eating styles and physical activity.
Create Your Plate
Interactive guide to help balance meals to manage diabetes from the American Diabetes Association.
Look up nutrition information for more than 8,000 foods.
How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label
Information on how to read nutrition facts labels, serving size, calories, etc.
Healthy Eating from American Heart Association
Guidelines for healthy eating, dining out, cooking at home, etc.
Food from American Diabetes Association
Information on foods to eat and how to plan meals to manage diabetes.
Supermarket Buying Guide from Berkeley Wellness
Shopping tips and information on buying beans, bread, condiments, etc. from Berkeley Wellness at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health.
The Nutrition Source from the Harvard School of Public Health
News and resources on nutrition, what foods to eat, healthy weight, healthy drinks, and more from the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health.
EatRight from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Tips, recipes, articles, and more from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Chart to help track what you eat.
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