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Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Improving the nutrition and well-being of Americans

The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers. CNPP and the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) are agencies of USDA's Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services.

Learn how to make MyPlate your plate. Also available en espaρol.   SuperTracker thumbnail SuperTracker gives you a personalized nutrition & physical activity plan.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 - cover The Dietary Guidelines for Americans give the basics for healthy eating.   MyFoodapedia
provides quick access to food groups, calories, & comparisons.
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Last Modified: February 27, 2014 04:06 PM

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• February 27, 2014. Alexandria, VA: CNPP releases the USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for January 2014 and the USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for Alaska and Hawaii for the second half half of 2013.
• August 14, 2013. Washington DC: USDA releases the Expenditures on Children by Families, 2012 report.  Report   Press Release   Infographic
• March 13, 2013. Alexandria, VA: CNPP launches the MyPlate Facebook page which joins MyPlate's Twitter and Pinterest pages in the social media space.
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