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.