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Federal Health and Nutrition Resources

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Eating Right, Exercise, Fitness, Food Safety, Health.
> HealthyPeople.gov - Challenges all of us to take specific steps to ensure good health is enjoyed.
HealthierUS.gov - Physical Fitness, Nutrition, Prevention, Make Healthy Choices, Obesity is Epidemic.
> HealthFinder.gov - Just For You: Men, Women, Infants, Kids, Teens, Seniors. Library, Health Care.
> SmallSteps.gov - Want to get healthy, but don’t know how to begin? Great recipes and newsletter.
> Closing The Health Gap - National campaign designed to help improve the health of ethnic minority.

> U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Food, Medical Devices, Cosmetics, Drugs Human/Animal.

> nWIC.org - Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.
Eligibility requirements.

U.S. Department of Agriculture - USDA - MyPyramid Plan, Food & Nutrition, Grant, Food Stamps.

> Nutrition.gov - Food Safety, Nutrition Recommendations, Food Allergy, Diseases & Disorders, Sports.

> Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services - USDA - Providing children & low-income people food.

SurgeonGeneral.gov - Public Health Preparedness, Eliminating Health Disparities, Disease Prevention.

MyPyramid, Steps to a Healthier You
The plan can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. My Pyramid Tracker provides an assessment of your food intake and physical activity level.

One size doesn't fit all. MyPyramid Plan can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. For a quick estimate of what and how much you need to eat, enter your age, sex, and activity level in the MyPyramid Plan box.


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