Related Links

Related Links


Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.

 Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food
This initiative and website from USDA uses social media tools to help focus the public conversation about farming and food, while engaging American agriculture and linking producers to customers. To get started, visit
 Farmers markets
Farmers markets allow consumers to have access to locally grown, farm-fresh produce, and enables farmers the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with their customers. To search the database to find one of the 4,800 farmers market in the United States, visit
 Food and nutrition information
For access to more Federal government food and nutrition information, visit
 Fruits and Veggies - More Matters
Offering expert cooking advice, nutrition information, and shopping tips, the Fruits & Veggies - More Matters campaign demonstrates that eating MORE fruits and vegetables does matter to all of us. The Fruits & Veggies - More Matters campaign replaces the 5 A Day for Better Health Program. For more information, visit

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
For the 95-page scientific document (the Dietary Guidelines Policy Document)

For more information about the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Nutrition Facts Label & Qualified Health Claims

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has information about understanding and using the Nutrition Facts label on food products, as well as information about Qualified Health Claims on food product labels.

Food and Nutrition Service Assistance Program
For more information about USDA nutrition assistance programs

Food safety information
For information about keeping food safe to eat

For access to more Federal government food safety information

For information about mercury in fish

Physical activity
is the website of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. Their mission is to engage, educate, and empower all Americans across the lifespan to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition.

For information about physical activity and health

Food composition
For data on the nutrient content of specific foods

Coronary heart disease/cardiovascular disease