Healthy Aging What's On Your Plate?
To survive and stay healthy, your body needs important nutrients including proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals, and water. Learn what these nutrients do in your body and what foods they are found in.
You can find trusted nutrition information in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which contain advice about what and how much to eat and which foods to avoid.
Learn about nutrient-dense vs. calorie-dense foods, balancing "calories in" and "calories out," and making good food choices as you age.
See how planning ahead can help
you choose healthier foods
and get the most for your money.
Reduce the risk for food-related illnesses with tips on how to safely handle, prepare, store and consume foods.
Find answers to problem-solving questions such as:
Tired of cooking or eating alone?
Food tasting different?
Just not hungry?
Plan nutritious meals based on 2,000 calories a day with these smart food choices.
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