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Appendix 8. Federal Resources for Information on Nutrition and Physical Activity

Table A8-1. Federal Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources

The following Federal Government resources provide reliable, science-based information on nutrition and physical activity, as well as an evolving array of tools to facilitate Americans’ adoption of healthy choices.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans www.dietaryguidelines.gov
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans www.health.gov/paguidelines
MyPlate www.choosemyplate.gov
SuperTracker www.supertracker.usda.gov
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion www.health.gov
Healthy People www.healthypeople.gov
Healthfinder www.healthfinder.gov
Food and Drug Administration www.fda.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov
National Institutes of Health www.nih.gov

Rethinking Drinking

Alcoholic beverage calculators

http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/ToolsResources/CalculatorsMain.asp
President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition www.fitness.gov
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) www.usda.gov
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion www.cnpp.usda.gov
Food and Nutrition Service www.fns.usda.gov
Food and Nutrition Information Center http://fnic.nal.usda.gov
National Institute of Food and Agriculture www.nifa.usda.gov
Let’s Move! www.letsmove.gov
U.S. National Physical Activity Plana www.physicalactivityplan.org

aNote: The U.S. National Physical Activity Plan is not a product of the Federal Government. However, a number of Federal offices were involved in the development of the Plan.