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National Nutrition Month, 2017

by Emily Rogers on March 3, 2017 in Government Documents, Odum Library, Reference

Look to U.S. government web sites and documents for healthy guidelinesĀ on diet and nutrition this National Nutrition Month.

ChooseMyPlate.gov has tons of tips for choosing foods wisely, paring down the fat and sugar in your meals, and even redesigning a healthier alternative for your morning coffee drink. Interactive tools from the U.S. government include a Supertracker for looking up and counting your calories and nutritional content.

It’s easy to overeat when you eat on the run, so keep in mind these portion distortion tips and guidelines for healthy takeout food options. There are even videos available for helping you make better eating choices, with stories from families who’ve met with success, whether at home or away.

Need some inspiration for your meals? Find recipes, menus, and cookbooks galore, all courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which recently came out with new dietary guidelines for healthier eating.

Here’s to a healthier 2017!