More food resources


USDA's Healthy Eating Index

Harvard Healthy Eating Plate

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans from the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Recommendations for a Sustainable Diet (the double pyramid)

University of Minnesota Extension Service Nutrition Education Programs

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service Center

The Human Genome Project

The Linus Pauling Institute website gives scientific information regarding the role of vitamins, mineral, other nutrients and phytonutrients.


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