Photo of kids cooking healthy food with their teacher and a photo of a girl eating corn on the cob Eat Healthy

Your food choices each day affect your health — how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. Take a small step to better nutrition today, and move toward a healthier you.

Why is it Important?

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Everyone can benefit from eating healthy—from controlling your weight to preventing chronic diseases, like heart disease and cancer. Eating healthy at a young age sets kids on the path to a healthy life, but remember, it’s never too late to get started.

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How to Eat Healthy

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It’s easier than you think to start eating healthy! Set healthy eating goals to improve your nutrition.

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School Breakfast Program

The School Breakfast Program now offers healthier meals to help students energize and excel throughout the school day.

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Dietary Guidelines for Americans


The Dietary Guidelines for Americans help people make smart choices about food so they can live healthier lives.

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Useful Resources

Use these additional resources for information on how to incorporate healthy eating into your daily life.

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