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USDA Food Facts
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
are the cornerstone
of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education
activities. They are jointly issued and updated every 5
years by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA)
and Health and Human Services (HHS).
FNS Nutrition Education
FNS provides children and adults of all ages with
nutrition education materials on how to improve their
diets and their lives.
Healthy Eating Index
The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a measure of diet
quality that assesses conformance to federal dietary
Food Guidance System translates
nutritional recommendations into the kinds and amounts
of food to eat each day.
provides training and technical assistance for
foodservice, nutrition education for children and their
caregivers, and school and community support for healthy
eating and physical activity.
Eat Smart. Play Hard.™
is about encouraging and teaching kids
and adults to eat healthy and be physically active