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Why was SuperTracker discontinued?

Why was SuperTracker discontinued?

However, citing the availability of similar tools in the private sector, the U.S. Department of Agriculture discontinued SuperTracker in June. Here are some potential alternatives to explore. When selecting a nutrient analysis or tracking software, consider your needs and goals.

What is the USDA SuperTracker?

SuperTracker is a free online tool that incorporates both the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines to help Americans make and assess daily healthy food and lifestyle choices. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

What is MyPlate and what is its purpose?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) created MyPlate, an easy-to-follow food guide, to help parents to figure out how to feed their kids nutritious, balanced meals. The colorful divided plate includes sections for vegetables, fruits, grains, and foods high in protein.

What is Super Tracker?

SuperTracker is a resource to help individuals make healthy lifestyle choices to improve their dietary pattern, maintain a healthy weight, track their level of physical activity, and reduce their risk of chronic disease.

What can I use instead of SuperTracker?

As of June 30, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has discontinued SuperTracker, its popular online diet, exercise, and menu analysis tool. Now nutrition professionals and students are scrambling to find a replacement. We have an alternative available: ESHATrak.

Is the MyPlate app free?

How to Use’s Free MyPlate Calorie Tracker App for Android. You can track exercise and keep a food journal with’s free MyPlate app. Download the MyPlate app today to easily track calories, stay focused and achieve your goals!

Why is MyPlate bad?

So, what’s wrong with MyPlate? Almost everything. Specifically, the USDA officially promotes a diet that is far too high in carbohydrates and far too low in healthy fat. In other words, your government is promoting a diet that will make you obese, give you a whole slew of illnesses, and kill your nerves.

What food makes your body healthy?

Fruits, vegetables, and berries

  • Broccoli. Broccoli provides good amounts of fiber, calcium, potassium, folate, and phytonutrients.
  • Apples. Apples are an excellent source of antioxidants, which combat free radicals.
  • Kale.
  • Blueberries.
  • Avocados.
  • Leafy green vegetables.
  • Sweet potatoes.

What database does Cronometer use?

Cronometer Community Database (CRDB) foods are curated by our team and tend to be the most accurate and complete. You can also find data from scanning barcodes from the Nutritionix, USDA branded food products database (UPC) & ESHA databases.

How much does MyPlate app cost?

Choose between three price tiers and periods (1 month for $9.99, 6 months for $29.99 or 1 year for $44.99). The price will be shown in the app before you complete the payment.

What are the problems with MyPlate?

One major complaint regarding MyPlate is the section labeled “protein.” In terms of nutrition, it is not accurate to call a food protein. There are six groups that foods are divided into based on the nutrients that they contain.

Is MyPlate free?

What do you need to know about SuperTracker?

The SuperTracker is an online tool that helps you track what you currently eat and drink, gives you a personalized plan for what you should eat and drink, and guides you to make better choices. Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use.

What can I do with the USDA SuperTracker?

As Americans experience epidemic rates of overweight and obesity, the online resources and tools available at, including SuperTracker, can empower people to make healthier food and physical activity choices for themselves, their families, and their children. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

What can I do with my Super tracker data?

Get your personalized nutrition and physical activity plan. Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Get tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead.

Can you transfer information from MyPyramid tracker to SuperTracker?

Users are asked to begin using the SuperTracker, which integrates both of these tools (as well as others). You will not be able to transfer over any stored information from the MyPyramid Tracker or the MyPyramid Menu Planner to the SuperTracker.