Eat Smart: Basics Home
While you already know it is important to eat a healthy diet, you might find it difficult to sort through all of the information about nutrition and food choices. Here are the basics.
A healthy diet can help protect you from heart disease, bone loss, colorectal cancer, and type 2 diabetes. The food choices you make each day will affect how you feel today and in the future.
Understanding the USDA's MyPlate food guide
Learn more about the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) food guidance system, ChooseMyPlate
Information on Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Healthy Eating
Vegan: A 100% plant based diet can be healthy. A few sites for further information:.
Vegetarian: A diet based on plants with eggs and dairy included.
Vegetarian Starter Kit
Healthy Vegetarian Recipes
Gluten Free: Many people live with food allergies and need to be gluten free to be healthy.
Gluten Free Products
Gluten Free Girl.