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American Dietetic Association

The ADA serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health and well-being. ADA members are the nation's food and nutrition experts, translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living.

Our new and improved Web site offers an updated search engine to help you locate the wealth of content accurately and quickly. And ADA members will have rapid access to the vast array of professional resources, including exclusive member-only content. Visit us often to get timely, science-based food and nutrition information you can trust


Dole 5 A Day

The "5 A Day For Better Health" Program is a national program created to encourage all Americans to eat 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day to promote better health. The colorful, fruit and vegetable-filled 5 A Day logo reminds everyone to eat 5 A Day everyday!

Established in 1991, 5 A Day is the largest public-private partnership for health and nutrition in the United States. The program is sponsored by a number of government agencies and non-government agencies including: the National Cancer Institute; the Produce for Better Health Foundation (a non-profit consumer education foundation); the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; the American Cancer Society; the United States Department of Agriculture; the American Heart Association; and the American Dietetic Association. Additionally, all 50 U.S. states have 5 A Day State Coordinators who oversee 5 A Day programs and activities within their states.


National Dairy Council
National Dairy Council

The National Dairy Council® (NDC), the nutrition marketing arm of Dairy Management Inc.™ has been the leader in dairy nutrition research, education and communication since 1915. NDC provides timely, scientifically sound nutrition information to the media, physicians, dietitians, nurses, educators, consumers and others concerned about fostering a healthier society.


National School Lunch Program

That The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.


My Plate

My Plate

The website of the United States Department of Agriculture's My Plate.  It offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help plan and assess your food choices.


Kids Health

This site offers information on all aspects of health and wellness for kids.  It includes practical information and news for parents as well as pages of information for kids and teens.