A balanced, nutritious diet is the cornerstone of a healthy body and life style. Poor diet is linked to many illnesses and chronic health problems. Fresh vegetables and fruits are a necessary component of a healthy diet. The Monterey County agricultural industry plays a vital role in providing healthy, accessible, fresh fruits and vegetables to the world.

My Plate: Nutritional Guidelines (Link

USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center (Link)

Child Nutrition Act (Blog | Fact Sheet)