Healthy Eating Basics
Learn the basics of healthy eating to help you feel more confident, be a good role model, and manage your waistline.
What does your calorie budget look like? Learn to navigate between nutrient-rich and calorie-rich foods.
Short video, featuring Extension Educator Kathleen Lovett, introduces the MyPlate dietary guidelines.
Do you know the difference between a portion and a serving? Find out how to choose right-sized portions.
Short, free online course on how to read and utilize nutrition facts labels.
Calorie Calculator — Estimate the number of calories you need to maintain your weight in either imperial (U.S.) or metric units.
Re-think Your Drink — Short video on smart beverages choices, featuring Extension Educator Kelly Kunkel.
Other Recommended Resources
Healthy Eating — Support your health at every stage of life with the foods you eat.
The Recipe Box — Quick, simple recipes using easy-to-find ingredients that work in even the tightest budgets.
ChooseMyPlate.gov — United States Department of Agriculture — MyPlate resources, dietary guidelines, and online tools to help you and your family eat a balanced diet.
Fruits and Veggies More Matters — Information on the benefits of fruits and vegetables. Includes planning and shopping tips, recipes, and more.
Go Wild with Fruits and Vegetables! — Find a new favorite with these lists of different fruits and vegetables by color.
Go Wild with Whole Grains! — Learn more about the different whole grains that are available.