USDA unveils new online weight planning tool

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have partnered to add the NIH Body Weight Planner to USDA's SuperTracker online tool as a goal-setting resource to help people achieve and stay at a healthy weight. Created in 2011, the SuperTracker tool empowers people to build a healthier diet, [...]

Whose plate is turning “one” today? Yours!

In case you didn't know, today is a special day: Happy 1st Birthday, ChooseMyPlate.Gov! While I haven't personally been utilizing this great resource, a cursory look at the website today has impressed me. With a clean, user-friendly interface for the Internet surfer, you can learn about all of your basic food groups: Fruit, veggies, grains, [...]