Toolkit for Professionals

Health professionals have a key role in encouraging healthy food and beverage choices since nutrition is one of the best tools we have to prevent and to help reduce the risk of chronic disease. 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.

Talk to Your Patients and Clients About Healthy Eating Routines includes nutrition tips and conversation starters for dietitians, nurses, doctors, and other providers working with the public. 

Build a Healthy Eating Routine (Handout for Patients or Clients) offers a how-to guide to help people follow key recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines.

Cut Down on Added Sugars (Handout for Patients or Clients) offers a how-to guide for reducing added sugars.

Cut Down on Sodium (Handout for Patients or Clients) offers a how-to guide for reducing sodium.

Cut Down on Saturated Fat (Handout for Patients or Clients) offers a how-to guide for reducing saturated fat.