For Your Health

Use the web-based tools below to better understand and improve your health.

Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI)iStock_000010822092Small

Are you a healthy weight for your height? Use this BMI calculator to check.

The calculator is part of a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute website called Aim for a Healthy Weight. The website has a lot of other useful information and tools including shopping and dining tips, physical activity guidelines, and menu planning features.


How have Food Portions changed in the last 20 years?

Take these quizzes to learn how portions have changed, and think about what it means for today’s diet.


Analyze Your Diet, Track your Fitness, Be Healthy

Track your diet, look up nutrition information for over 8,000 foods, log your exercise, manage your weight, set your health and fitness goals, obtain reports of your progress — explore the many tools on this USDA-sponsored site.



Healthy Eating Plate — Healthy Eating Pyramid

Use these guidelines, developed by the Harvard School of Public Health, to help you make healthy dietary choices.