The world is filled with healthy eating advice and diets, often contradictory and confusing. Want a good source? The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Dietary Guidelines offers highly credible nutrition information for consumers, because they are based on the most current scientific and medical knowledge.
The guidelines emphasize food nutrients, food combinations and the development of an eating pattern that contributes to overall health.
They're a great source of energy, and we can eat a sensible amount to stay healthy.
Protein is the cornerstone of a great diet, and the USDA tells you all you need to know.
Unless you are lactose intolerant, everyone needs dairy in your daily diet. The USDA has all the facts.
The USDA MyPlate presentation shows the optimal mix of foods for healthy eating, all in one glance.