Food Service Guidelines
Food service guidelines are used to create a food environment in which healthier choices are made easier for consumers. These guidelines are used to increase the availability of healthier food and beverages, and to display them more prominently, to increase the likelihood that healthier options are selected by customers.
Nutrition for Everyone
While you know it is important to eat a healthy diet, it isn't always easy to sort through all of the information available about nutrition and food choices. The CDC has compiled a variety of resources with healthy eating tips and information.
Both babies and mothers gain many benefits from breastfeeding. CDC's Breastfeeding site has frequently asked questions, recommendations, national breastfeeding statistics as well as information on a variety of other topics.
A healthy lifestyle involves many choices. Among them, choosing a balanced diet or eating plan. So how do you choose a healthy eating plan?
Healthy Youth Nutrition Topics
This section provides information about school nutrition programs and policies, and statistics related to adolescent nutrition and health.
The International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control (IMMPaCt) Program works with global partners to contribute CDC skills and resources to eliminate vitamin and mineral deficiencies (micronutrient malnutrition) among vulnerable populations throughout the world.
BAM! Body and Mind
Designed for kids 9–13 years old, BAM! Body and Mind gives them the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices.
CDC Vital Signs: Progress on children eating more fruit, but not more vegetables [PDF-16.9Mb]
CDC trend data finds that US children ages 2-18 are eating more fruit, but not more vegetables. Child care and schools can help children meet daily recommendations.
Sites designed to help consumers get the latest information on food safety and food recalls.