The interactive resources below help consumers and professionals with dietary assessment, diet planning, and checking personal health risks. For interactive resources for kids, nutrition calculators, and to test your knowledge, choose from these links:
USDA, NASEM, NAL, Food and Nutrition Information Center
Use this interactive tool to calculate daily nutrient recommendations, including energy, macronutrients, and micronutrients, for individual dietary planning based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs).
Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine
Find out how many calories to eat each day and how much of the different food groups are needed to provide those calories for a healthy diet for ages 2 to 20 years.
DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
This interactive learning program helps consumers make healthy food choices while controlling calories.
NIH. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
Find an interactive bone health checkup for people of all ages to identify red flags that put their bones at risk and to learn strategies for strengthening bones.
Dairy Council of California
Select what you ate yesterday from the list of calcium-rich foods and learn if you are getting enough calcium.