Official U.S.Department of Agriculture website featuring information on the new food pyramid, its 12 models geared to different people, online tools, and dietary guidelines.
- Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating
Nutritional recommendations from Health Canada.
- KidsHealth: The Food Guide Pyramid
Overview of the groups of foods that make up a good diet, for kids.
- LifeClinic: Food Pyramid
Offers the USDA food pyramid and advice how to use it as a general guide for making healthy food choices.
- MyPyramid for Kids
Fun projects, games, and classroom materials for young children to help them understand and track their food choices.
- USDA National Agricultural Library: Food Guide Pyramid Dietary Guidance
Find information and resources for the current USDA food guidance system, MyPyramid, from various cultures including Latino/Spanish, Native American and Asian. From the United States Department of Agriculture.
- Scientific American: Rebuilding the Food Pyramid
January 2003 article examining the development of the original USDA food pyramid, its shortcomings, and efforts to improve it.
- Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005
Full text of the U.S. government report published every 5 years, with sections on weight management, physical activity, fats, carbohydrates, sodium, alcohol, food safety, and eating patterns.