Now that you know what Facts Up Front labels are and the role that the nutrients featured in Facts Up Front play in building a healthy diet, it’s time to make Facts Up Front a part of your regular shopping and eating routine.

As you’re planning meals, think about choosing foods from multiple food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy foods. Get started with some inspiration from out our collection of recipes from the folks at, a favorite resource for people who want to make healthier eating a way of life. You can also check out recipes on the USDA's MyPlate Pinterest page for even more healthful meal ideas.

Then check out our tips page to learn how you can use Facts Up Front to plan menus and shop smarter. And be sure to watch the videos featuring more great tips for building a healthy diet from nutrition experts.


Building a Better Diet

From portion control to simple swaps that will boost the nutritional value of a meal, this video shares some basic ways that you can begin to build a better diet for yourself and your family.

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Saving Time & Money

Eating well doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. Watch this video for time and money-saving tips from nutrition experts.

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Highlighting the Components of the Facts Up Front Label

According to Nielsen, nearly 60 percent of consumers worldwide have difficulty understanding nutritional labels on food packaging. Learn how the Facts Up Front label shows nutrition information in a simple format that's helpful to use while shopping. By putting it up front, the labels remind us to think about what we're eating, and you can use it to quickly compare products and choose the one that is best for you.

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Shopping and Meal Planning Tips

Our shopping and meal planning tips show you how you can use Facts Up Front to make more informed choices about what you put in your grocery cart and on your dinner table.