What’s On Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging

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The National Institute on Aging offers free information about health and aging in English and Spanish.

National Institute on Aging Information Center
P.O. Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057
1-800-222-2225 (toll-free)
1-800-222-4225 (TTY/toll-free)
www.nia.nih.gov
www.nia.nih.gov/espanol

To order publications (in English or Spanish) or sign up for regular email alerts, go to: www.nia.nih.gov/health.

Visit www.nihseniorhealth.gov, a senior-friendly website from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine. This website has health and wellness information for older adults. Special features make it simple to use. For example, you can click on a button to make the type larger.

The National Institute on Aging’s ADEAR Center offers free information (in English and Spanish) about Alzheimer’s disease, including related eating problems.

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
P.O. Box 8250
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250
1-800-438-4380 (toll-free)
www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

Here is an alphabetical list of some resources for information on nutrition. Each resource has more detailed information on topics like the Dietary Guidelines, food safety, meal planning, and physical activity. Federal government resources are listed first.

Federal Government Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
1-800-232-4636 (toll-free)
1-888-232-6348 (TTY/toll-free)
www.cdc.gov

ChooseMyPlate
1-888-779-7264 (toll-free)
www.choosemyplate.gov

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
www.dietaryguidelines.gov

Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
1-888-463-6332
www.fda.gov

Food Safety Information
www.fsis.usda.gov
1-888-674-6854 (toll-free)—meat, poultry, and eggs
www.foodsafety.gov
www.befoodsafe.gov
www.isitdoneyet.gov
www.askkaren.gov

Fruits and Veggies Matter
1-800-232-4636 (toll-free)
1-888-232-6348 (TTY/toll-free)
www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov

Go4Life®
1-800-222-2225
www.nia.nih.gov/Go4Life

MedlinePlus
www.medlineplus.gov

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
1-301-592-8573
1-240-629-3255 (TTY)
www.nhlbi.nih.gov

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH
Bldg. 31, Rm. 9A06
31 Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
1-301-496-3583
www.niddk.nih.gov

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
www.health.gov/paguidelines

SuperTracker
www.supertracker.usda.gov

USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
3101 Park Center Drive, 10th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22302-1594
1-703-305-7600
www.cnpp.usda.gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250
1-202-720-2791
www.usda.gov

Non-Federal Resources:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
1-800-877-1600
www.eatright.org

American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
1-800-242-8721
www.heart.org

American Occupational Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824
1-301-652-2682
1-800-377-8555 (TDD/toll-free)
www.aota.org

Food Insight
International Food Information Council Foundation

1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 430
Washington, DC 20036
1-202-296-6540
www.foodinsight.org

Local Harvest
P.O. Box 1292
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
1-831-475-8150
www.localharvest.org/csa

Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com

Meals on Wheels
203 South Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
1-703-548-5558
www.mowaa.org

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
1612 K Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
1-202-682-6899
www.nanasp.org/

This publication list includes non-federal resources in order to provide additional information to consumers. The views and content in these resources have not been formally approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Listing these resources is not an endorsement by HHS or its components.

Reprinted September 2012

Fecha de publicación: Septiembre 2011
Última actualización: Octubre 10, 2012