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Eating Healthy

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Nutrition & Food Plans


Eating Right to Manage Health Conditions

  • The American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Food Hub provides you with new recipes, cooking tips, and a meal plan each month.
  • The American Heart Association’s Nutrition Center provides nutrition information to maintain your family’s heart health.
  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides tips for eating a carefully planned diet, which may improve health and/or reduce symptoms resulting from certain conditions or diseases, such as celiac disease, diabetes, kidney disease, and eating disorders.

CMV Driver-Specific Cookbooks and Guides

  • Roadcookin’: A Long Haul Driver’s Guide to Healthy Eating by Registered Dietitian Pam Whitfield and Don Jacobson is a guide to a healthier lifestyle on the road. The authors discuss health issues such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes through nutritional changes. The guide includes recipes and weekly shopping lists for meals made in lunch box ovens, fry pans, and slow cookers.
  • Written by registered dietitian and health writers, Kathryn Clements and Harriet Hodgson, Real Meals on 18 Wheels: A Guide for Healthy Living on the Highway gives you tips on making food choices, normal servings, cooking on the road, physical activity, and more.

More For Your Money: Resources for Stretching Your Food Budget

  • Start out with Intuit Mintlife's 28 tips for eating healthier on a budget.
  • EatDrinkDeals is the nation’s leading news website for discount dining information. EatDrinkDeals covers national chains and provides restaurant coupons, coupon codes, and general information on how to get the best dining deals.
  • Visit AmpleHarvest.org to get assistance from a food pantry.
  • For tips on how to buy fruits and vegetables on a budget, visit fruitsandveggies.org.

Assistance Programs

  • The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks secures and distributes 4.3 billion meals each year by way of food pantries and meal programs throughout the United States and leads the nation in the fight against hunger.
  • The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program serves more than 28 million low-income individuals each month. It is one of the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service’s 15 nutrition assistance programs that touch the lives of one in five Americans each year and work in concert to form a national safety net against hunger.
  • Women, Infants, and Children provides Federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.