The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) works to support the American agricultural economy to strengthen rural communities; to protect and conserve our natural resources; and to provide a safe, sufficient, and nutritious food supply for the American people. The Department’s wide range of programs and responsibilities touches the lives of every American every day.
Choose my plate
The US Department of Agriculture MyPlate Website was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans. Toward this goal, the US Department of Agriculture focuses its efforts on two primary objectives: Advance and promote dietary guidance for all Americans, and Conduct applied research and analyses in nutrition and consumer economics.
The Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) Food and Nutrition Division serves millions of Texans through the administration of 12 federal nutrition programs and the oversight of more than $1.8 billion in federal money annually used to fund the programs.
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Sure, this is an ambitious goal. But with your help, we can do it.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1917, by a visionary group of women dedicated to helping the government conserve food and improve the public's health and nutrition during World War I.