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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
Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Healthy People
Food and Drug Administration
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institutes of Health

Rethinking Drinking

Alcoholic beverage calculators
President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Food and Nutrition Service
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Let’s Move!
U.S. National Physical Activity Plana

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.