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My Food-a-Pedia

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Description

This is the first tool of its kind from USDA that utilizes mobile technology to educate and empower consumers to make healthful food decisions!

At a time when many Americans aren’t getting enough of each food group and are challenged with achieving a healthy weight, MyFood-A-Pedia is a mobile tool to provide consumers quick access to nutrition information for over 1,000 foods. MyFood-a-pedia includes: calorie amounts, contribution of a food to the five food groups, and number of “extra” calories in a food from solid fats, added sugars, and alcohol.


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My Food-a-Pedia

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Published

June 22, 2010

Description

This is the first tool of its kind from USDA that utilizes mobile technology to educate and empower consumers to make healthful food decisions!

At a time when many Americans aren’t getting enough of each food group and are challenged with achieving a healthy weight, MyFood-A-Pedia is a mobile tool to provide consumers quick access to nutrition information for over 1,000 foods. MyFood-a-pedia includes: calorie amounts, contribution of a food to the five food groups, and number of “extra” calories in a food from solid fats, added sugars, and alcohol.

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