Preventing Illness

Protect Your Health - Immune-Boosting Nutrition

Good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system, which may offer protection from seasonal illness such as the flu, as well as other health problems.

If you have a chronic condition, a carefully planned diet can make a difference. With certain diseases, what you eat may reduce symptoms. In other cases, diet can improve health.

Most Read

  • Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate

    Healthy Weights for Healthy Older Adults

    As we get older, our food and activity choices become even more important to our health. We are never too old to enjoy the benefits of improved nutrition and fitness. Read More

  • Avoiding Food Poisoning

    Washing Hands Prevents Sickness

    Proper hand washing may eliminate nearly half of all cases of foodborne illness and significantly reduce the spread of the common cold and flu. Read More

  • Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate

    Feed Your Body Right

    Think your nutrition needs stay the same your whole adult life? Think again. Check out our handy guide to figure out which foods will help boost your health no matter your age. Read More

  • Preventing Illness

    5 Top Foods for Eye Health

    Do your eyes have all the nutrients they need to help prevent cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma and other sight woes? Read More