Healthy body weight: three times “calories in” and “calories out” Now that the back-to-school season approaches, MyPlate nutritionists offer a refresher lesson on food groups to get back to basics. ICN2 adopted the Rome Declaration on Nutrition (1) and the Framework for Action (1), which recommends a set of policy options and strategies to promote diversified, safe and healthy diets at all stages of life. By consuming the recommended amounts, people can meet their nutritional needs without having to record dozens of individual nutrients. It also serves as the basis for nutrition education materials designed for the public and for the nutrition education components of USDA and HHS food programs.
A healthy diet in childhood is essential for proper growth and development. Learn why nutrition is important for your child's development and how it can help prevent malnutrition, obesity and chronic diseases.
Nutrition is the process of consuming and utilizing food materials to grow, maintain, and reproduce. Learn about autotrophic nutrition types such as photosynthesis and chemosynthesis.