Toolkit for Health Professionals

Nutrition is one of the best tools we have to help reduce the risk of chronic disease. Health professionals play a key role in encouraging healthy food and beverage choices. Use these materials to start a conversation and share key messages with your patients, clients, and peers on the evidence-based nutrition guidance found in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020–2025:  

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For Health Professionals

Talk to Your Patients About Healthy Eating

This guide includes nutrition tips and conversation starters for dietitians, nurses, doctors, and other providers working with the public.

For Patients or Clients

Build Healthy Eating Routines Across the Lifespan

These handouts provide tips to help people eat healthy at all stages of life. 

Cut Down on Added Sugars, Sodium, and Saturated Fat

These materials offer people guidance for lowering the amounts of added sugars, sodium (salt), and saturated fat consumed.

Make Healthy Drink Choices

This guide provides tips for choosing healthy drink choices.