Posted by: Chelsea Hampton | August 31, 2013

Information and Resources on Food & Nutrition

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Among the many things people have to remember and do on a daily basis, sometimes eating healthy and getting adequate nutrition can be difficult. Fortunately, there are numerous resources available to help learn more about nutrition, dietary guidelines, and foods for optimal health. Below are a few of the many resources available.

 

  • Nutrition.gov – This website offers an abundance of information on food and nutrition for the public. Subjects covered include Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Dietary Reference Intakes (RDA’s), Nutrition and Health Issues, and much more. Find the Nutrition.gov website here
  • Eatright.org – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides information for health professionals and the public on a variety of topics related to nutrition. Resources include videos, Q&A sections, and information on an array of nutrition subjects. Topic sections include Diseases, Allergies, & Health Conditions, Women’s Health, Sports & Exercise, and more. Find eatright.org here.
  • Myplate.gov – From the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), MyPlate.gov offers information and resources on numerous topics including Healthy Eating on a Budget, Daily Food Plans, Sample Menus and Recipes, and much more. Check out MyPlate.gov here.
  • SuperTracker – Also from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and affiliated with MyPlate.gov, SuperTracker is an online tool that allows users to track their eating and physical activity, create personalized nutrition and physical activity plans, set health goals, and more. There is even a search tool for finding nutrition information for thousands of different foods. Find SuperTracker here.

 

As always, consult a healthcare provider for questions, health concerns, and/or personalized care. For help with developing an individualized eating plan, meeting with a Registered Dietitian (RD) may be beneficial.

 

This information is provided courtesy of the Wyoming AgrAbility Project. For more information, visit our website or call toll-free at 866-395-4986.

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