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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC’s website contains statistics by state, training tools, nutrition programs and initiatives such as 5-A-Day, and other important resources for nutrition and physical fitness.
Department of Health and Human Services
This US Government Department site provides information and recommendations on nutrition and physical activity.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005
The Department of Health and Human Services and the USDA provide advice on healthy dietary habits and provide information on how good nutrition can reduce the risk of some chronic diseases.
Interactive Menu Planner
This effort between the NIH and Department of Health and Human Services helps plan out healthy meals listing calories, fat and carbohydrates.
MyPyramid Tracker is an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information on your diet quality, physical activity status, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrition and physical activity information.
President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
The council has programs and partnerships with the public, private and non-profit sectors in order to promote health, physical activity, fitness, and enjoyment for people of all ages.
Team Nutrition is an initiative by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service that provides information on child nutrition programs for educators, caregivers, and communities.
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
This is a federal site that contains nutrition policy and research as well as an interactive newly released food pyramid with an online dietary assessment, mypyramid tracker.
USDA, Federal Nutrition Site (FNS) Nutrition Link
This is a link to publications, resources, grant availability for consumers and health care professionals.
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
This link provides accurate nutrition, food safety, healthy school meals data and information for consumers, nutrition and health professionals, educators and government personnel.