The Nutrition Source

Terms of Use

The aim of the Harvard T.H. Chan of Public Health Nutrition Source is to provide timely information on diet and nutrition for clinicians, allied health professionals, and the public. The contents of this Web site are not intended to offer personal medical advice. You should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Web site. The Nutrition Source does not recommend or endorse any products.

Healthy Eating Plate

The Healthy Eating Plate

Create healthy meals using this visual guide as a blueprint.

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Carbohydrates

The type of carbohydrate you eat is more important than the amount.

Diabetes

Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is striking people at younger ages – but it's preventable.

Terms of Use

The aim of the Harvard T.H. Chan of Public Health Nutrition Source is to provide timely information on diet and nutrition for clinicians, allied health professionals, and the public. The contents of this Web site are not intended to offer personal medical advice. You should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Web site. The Nutrition Source does not recommend or endorse any products.

Dr. Walter Willett

Ask the Expert

Our nutrition experts weigh in on your questions.

Protein

Protein

All protein isn't alike. Learn which proteins are best for your health.

Salt and Sodium

Salt and Sodium

The human body needs some sodium but too much can lead to health problems.

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Translations

The Healthy Eating Plate is now available in 16 languages!

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Fats and Cholesterol

Focus on eating beneficial fats and avoiding harmful fats.

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Quick Tips

Discover simple steps you can take to create a healthier lifestyle.

Recipes

Recipes

Healthy eating begins in the kitchen, whether at home or another venue.

Globe Obesity

The Obesity Prevention Source

A resource to help understand and reverse the obesity epidemic