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Basic Nutrition Nutrition.gov

Basic Nutrition. Explore resources, tools, and printable materials on nutrition for healthy adults. See tips on healthy eating, vegetarian diets, and foods for athletes.

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Topics Nutrition.gov

Explore reliable resources on food, nutrition, physical activity, and food safety to help you build healthy habits.

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Nutrition by Age Nutrition.gov

Adults. Find information on healthy eating for men, women, and individuals with special nutrient needs, including those who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Visit the Basic Nutrition page for more resources and tools for healthy eating habits.

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Healthy Eating Nutrition.gov

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight and physical activity level.

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What's In Food Nutrition.gov

Nutrition Information for Raw Fruits, Vegetables and Fish. HHS, Food and Drug Administration. Download and print these charts which show nutrition information for the 20 most frequently consumed raw fruits, vegetables, and fish in the United States.

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Printable Materials and Handouts Nutrition.gov

FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition developed “Everyday Food Safety” resources to increase food safety awareness among young adults ages 18 – 29. Check out the materials available to use in your classroom, health expo, waiting room, or website.

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Older Individuals Nutrition.gov

Find nutrition information for older adults to eat healthy, reduce disease risk, and deal with changes that affect appetite and eating. MyPlate for Older Adults. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Learn about the unique nutrition needs for individuals ages 65 and up.

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MyPlate Resources Nutrition.gov

MyPlate Plan. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight and physical activity level.

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Healthy Living and Weight Nutrition.gov

Weight Management for Youth. Understand how to address weight issues in children and teens with healthy guidelines, links to interactive and skill-building tools, and more.

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Vitamins and Minerals Nutrition.gov

Vitamins and Minerals Chart. HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Learn about the functions that each vitamin and mineral performs in the body.

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Fats Nutrition.gov

Read about saturated fat - what it is, where it is found, and how you can use the Nutrition Facts Label for reducing saturated fat in your diet. The Skinny on Fat. HHS, National Institutes of Health. Fat is an essential nutrient for our bodies. It provides energy. It helps our guts absorb certain vitamins from foods.

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For Tweens and Teens Nutrition.gov

HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. These materials challenge kids (ages 9 to 13) to look for and use the Nutrition Facts label on food and beverage packages. Materials include fun, easy tips and targeted education to help make label reading a key component through which today’s young people are

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About Us Nutrition.gov

Nutrition.gov is a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers. The site is updated on an ongoing basis by a staff of Registered Dietitians at the Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) located at the National

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Infants Nutrition.gov

This Guide, primarily focused on nutrition for the healthy full-term infant, is a research-based resource for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) staff who provide nutrition education and counseling to the parents and caregivers of infants (from birth to one year old).

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Kids' Corner Nutrition.gov

Digital Nutrition Resources for Kids. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Team Nutrition. Kids can learn about all the food groups with these fun games and activities, including these and more: Blast Off. Track and Field Fuel-Up. MyPlate Grocery Store Treasure Hunt. (link is external) Activity Placemat.

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Food Safety Nutrition.gov

Food Safety On the Go. Learn how to safely choose and handle food when getting food delivery, eating out, shopping for groceries, and packing meals and snacks to go. Safe Food Preparation. Prevent contamination when preparing and serving meals by following these guidelines for cooking temperatures, food handling, and cleaning. Safe Food Storage.

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Diet and Health Conditions Nutrition.gov

Find nutrition resources for people with cancer and cancer survivors, on topics including eating, food safety, and dietary supplements. Dementia and Alzheimer's. Do you or a loved one have memory loss from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Learn how to maintain nutrition and address challenges with feeding or eating.

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Contact Us Nutrition.gov

Nutrition.gov staff are experienced Registered Dietitians who work at USDA's National Agricultural Library as Nutrition Information Specialists. They are available to answer food and nutrition questions. Questions and comments can be provided via email and you will receive a response to your inquiry. Please note that we are unable to provide nutrition advice.

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Recipe Search Nutrition.gov

Roasted Root Vegetables. Let root veggies shine! Bring out the flavor of sweet potatoes, rutabaga, carrots, and more in this recipe. Category: 30 Minutes or Less. Food group: Vegetables.

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Women Nutrition.gov

Learn about nutrition and pregnancy, including foods to avoid and foods to eat. Especially for Moms: Recipes, videos, tips and factsheets. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service. Recipes, videos, tips and factsheets just for you! Pick up ideas on ways to get your kids to try new foods, eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and low-fat milk and yogurt.

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What You Should Know About Popular Diets Nutrition.gov

Some Myths about Nutrition & Physical Activity. HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. This information may help you make changes in your daily eating and physical activity habits so that you improve your …

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Tools for Getting and Staying Active Nutrition.gov

Exercise and Physical Activity Tracking Tools. HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging. Use these printable worksheets to create a physical activity plan, find motivation, set goals, and track your progress.

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Fiber Nutrition.gov

Interactive Nutrition Facts Label: Dietary Fiber. HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Read about dietary fiber: what it is, where it is found, and how you can increase the amount of fiber in your diet.

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Safety and Health Claims Nutrition.gov

HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Find tips and resources for being a savvy dietary supplement user and for considering your whole diet when thinking about supplements.

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Food Shopping and Meal Planning Nutrition.gov

MyPlate Tip Sheets. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Find MyPlate tip sheets for smart shopping and meal planning. Topics include: Eat Healthy on a Budget. Meal Planning. Grocery Shopping.

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Roasted Root Vegetables Nutrition.gov

Steps. Heat oven to 350°F. Evenly spread all vegetables on a baking sheet or baking dish. Drizzle oil and seasonings over vegetables. Toss to combine. Bake 30-40 minutes or until all vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.

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Pumpkin Pancakes Nutrition.gov

Steps. Wash hands with soap and water. In a large bowl combine flours, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie spice using a wire whisk. In another bowl combine pumpkin, milk, oil and eggs. Mix until smooth. Stir pumpkin mixture into the dry ingredients, mixing until moistened. Spoon the batter onto a slightly greased, preheated skillet.

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Coronavirus Pandemic and Food Nutrition.gov

Start Simple with MyPlate: Food Planning During the Coronavirus Pandemic. USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Use this food planning guide to keep you and your family prepared during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Overnight Oatmeal Nutrition.gov

Steps. In a medium bowl, mix oats, yogurt and milk. Add the fruit now or add just before eating. Cover and refrigerate oatmeal mixture for 6-12 hours. For grab-and-go breakfasts, place scoops of mixture in small dishes or spoon into small containers with lids. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

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For Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers Nutrition.gov

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Team Nutrition Team Nutrition Cooks! (TNC) is a series of cooking-based nutrition activities for out-of-school and afterschool programs, for children around ages 8 …

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Shopping, Cooking and Meal Planning Nutrition.gov

Shopping, Cooking and Meal Planning. Get healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Learn about farmers markets, food labels, healthy groceries, and meal prep and planning.

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Water, Hydration, and Health Nutrition.gov

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Use these tips to choose beverages that contain healthy nutrients. Rethink Your Drink. HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Find information on making beverage choices that are lower in calories and added sugars.

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Baked Acorn Squash with Apples Nutrition.gov

Place squash in a baking dish with hollow side up; fill centers with apple. Pour a little water into the dish. Cover and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes, or until partly done. Sprinkle with salt, sugar, and nutmeg and dot with fat. Bake uncovered about 45 minutes, or until the squash is …

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Peanut Butter Balls Nutrition.gov

Store leftover peanut butter balls in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Steps. Mix peanut butter, honey and dry milk in a bowl. Shape into 1-inch balls. Roll in cereal. Chill until form for 30 minutes or longer. Meal Type: Snack.

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Quick and Yummy Omelets Nutrition.gov

Lightly grease a skillet with ½ the oil and cook raw vegetables until tender. Set aside for later. Beat eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in a bowl until blended.

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies Nutrition.gov

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mash bananas with a fork until mostly smooth. Add oats, cinnamon, vanilla and raisins. Mix well. Drop spoonfuls of dough onto lightly sprayed or oiled baking sheet. Flatten with the back of a spoon or bottom of a drinking glass. Bake 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.

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Apple Nachos Nutrition.gov

Gently rub apples under cool running water. Add lemon juice to sliced apples to reduce browning. Spread apple slices on a plate. Top apple slices with sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, and mini chocolate chips. Combine peanut butter and honey in a small, microwaveable safe container. Microwave 20 seconds and stir until smooth.

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Safe Food Preparation Nutrition.gov

Food Safety in Your Kitchen. HHS, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Whether you are a home cook, a professional chef, or a recipe writer, there are some easy steps you can take to help keep your food safe all the way from the grocery store to the kitchen table.

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Easy Salsa Nutrition.gov

Ingredients. 2 pounds roma tomatoes (about 14, diced) 1 cup onion (chopped) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 2 tablespoons olive oil. 2 cans green chiles (chopped, 4 oz each) 1/2 teaspoon cumin. 1 cup cilantro (chopped) tabasco sauce (to taste)

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Breakfast Burritos Nutrition.gov

Steps. Mix eggs, milk and seasonings in a bowl. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat (350 degrees in an electric skillet). Stir in the eggs and cook until firm. Warm the tortillas on a griddle, or wrap in foil and heat in the oven. Warm the refried beans in a separate pan. On each tortilla, layer 1/4 of refried beans, eggs, cheese, and tomato.

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Healthy Carrot Cake Cookies Nutrition.gov

Steps. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix sugars, oil, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla thoroughly. In a separate bowl, stir dry ingredients together. Blend dry ingredients into wet mixture. Stir in raisins and carrots. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased baking …

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Breakfast Smoothie Nutrition.gov

Steps. Wash hands with soap and water. Gently rub produce under cool running water. Add ingredients to blender. Blend until smooth and serve.

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Breakfast Banana Split Nutrition.gov

Steps. Peel and split banana lengthwise. Place half in two separate cereal bowls. Over each banana, spoon yogurt, sprinkle cereal and drizzle honey, if desired. Top with pineapple and serve immediately. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. Meal Type: Breakfast, Snack. Category: 30 Minutes or Less, Kid-Friendly. Food group: Fruits, Dairy, Grains.

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Turkey Ginger Rice Lettuce Wrap Nutrition.gov

Turkey Ginger Rice Lettuce Wrap. This Turkey Ginger Rice Lettuce Wrap is a healthy and delicious low-carbohydrate meal. It's also gluten-free! 1. In a small bowl, blend the soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil and hot sauce. 2. In a large skillet, sauté turkey, celery and carrot until the turkey begins to …

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