Shows how states are doing on important measures of access and affordability, and highlight steps to increase fruit and vegetable consumption and promote healthy food environments, particularly in settings that reach children and families.
An updated toolkit for health professionals, with consumer-friendly fact sheets based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. Use the materials in the toolkit to share key messages with patients, clients, and peers about evidence-based nutrition guidance and empower them to make healthy food and beverage choices. This edition of the Dietary Guidelines reflects the current body of nutrition science and serves as the foundation for nutrition policies and programs across the United States.
An integrated data system that provides expanded nutrient profile data and links to related agricultural, food, health, dietary supplement, and experimental research. FoodData Central is managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service.
Visualize data and locate information critical to understanding minority health, health disparities, and their determinants. Data are collected from public health surveillance systems by using either their published reports or public use files.
Detailed information on the key changes to the nutrition facts label.
A comprehensive tooklit designed to help health educators, dietitians, physicians, other health care and nutrition professionals, social workers, youth counselors, and program directors teach consumers about the Nutrition Facts label and how to use the information it provides to make healthier food choices.
Videos to learn practical tips on how to counsel patients about using the Nutrition Facts label to make food choices that support a healthy diet.
A portfolio of materials to help kids understand how to read the Nutrition Facts label on food packages.
Reports and publications from the Surgeon General covering a range of topics including substance abuse, tobacco, suicide prevention, disease prevention, mental health, violence, oral health, physical activity and nutrition, skin cancer, breastfeeding, healthy homes, prevention of pre-term birth, and health literacy.
A breakdown of each of the sections of the Nutrition Facts label.
A tool to help older adults understand the nutrition facts label.
Information and resources for measuring long-term average daily intake, or "usual intake, including an NCI-developed method for estimating usual dietary intakes of foods and nutrients using 24-hour recalls. This method can be used to:
- Estimate the distribution of usual intake for a population or subpopulation
- Assess the effects of individual covariates on consumption
- Predict individual intake for use in a model to assess the relationship between diet and disease or other variable using the statistical technique of regression calibration.
Monitors six categories of health-related behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults. YRBSS is a system of surveys. It includes 1) a national school-based survey conducted by CDC and state, territorial, tribal, and 2) local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments.