www.choosemyplate.gov is the new version of mypyramid.gov

This website is from the United States Department of Agriculture and gives a wealth of information on healthy eating. In addition to giving the basics of healthy diet, it contains interactive pages where you can put in your specific weight, height, age, activity habits and obtain a food plan to fit your needs. One can also input your food intake and get a report of your calorie, protein, fat, vitamin and mineral intake.

The website is a great starting place for learning about nutrition for yourself or teaching nutrition to  others–there are great materials for children.

Check it out–this is your tax dollars at work in a very positive way!