Healthy Eating

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Eating a balanced diet is important for good health and wellbeing.  Food provides our bodies with the nutrients it needs to function properly.​​

​"What's in the Food you Eat" Search Tool
​View nutrient values for 13,00 foods commonly eaten in the United States using familiar portion sizes that can be adjusted by the user.

MyPlate Resources
​Check out MyPlate, a food guidance system to help you plan a healthy diet. It includes many useful resources, including tools for assessing your food intake and physical activity.

Shopping, Cooking and Meal Planning
​From where to get your food, how to prepare and cook your food, these resources will help eat healthier with a little research and planning.

​Eat Smart Recipe Box
Quick, economical and delicious recipes the family will enjoy.  A handy online resource from the University of Minnesota Extension.

Tuna Apple Salad