American Dietetic Association
Informative fact sheets, food sources of nutrients, food safety, recipes,
tips on grocery shopping and cooking, kids' nutrition needs, and information
on special dietary needs from this professional association.
Food & Nutrition
Nutrition information and reference articles from the Mayo Clinic,
plus links to other diet and nutrition organizations.
from Mayo Specialists
Nutrition Center medical editor and colleagues answer select questions
about food and nutrition. Ask the specialist a question.
Tufts University Nutrition
A rating guide to nutrition websites.
Library Encyclopedia: Nutrition
The nutrition section of the WebMD Health Medical Library Encyclopedia
provides brief definitions of terms and often a longer article with
common questions and answers. Read up on the difference between
good and bad cholesterol, additives in food, nutritional concerns
related to different medical conditions, balanced diet, vitamin
deficiencies, home remedies, and other health/nutrition topics.
Has an "Ask Our Experts" section.
Knowledge for healthy eating from the Department of Nutrition, Harvard
School of Public Health.
Health and Nutrition
Yahoo's list of popular diet and nutrition sites.
Your guide to nutrition and health information on government websites.
Center - Food and Nutrition Publications
U.S. government food and nutrition publications - dietary guidelines,
supplements, the food guide pyramid, and making healthy food choices.
Interactive Healthy Eating Index
A new web site from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Center
for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, that offers users information
on measuring their eating habits against current dietary guidelines.
Foods are analyzed and rated according to their nutritional content.
Includes recipes and tips for healthy, thrifty meals.
Food and Nutrition Information
One of several information centers at the National Agricultural
Library, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. One of the
links on their FNIC Resource Lists provides guidance on how to understand
and use the nutrition facts panel on food
A searchable database of nutrient values for over 6839 foods. If you want to view reports on foods by single nutrients, check the Nutrient Lists.
NutritionData's Nutrition Facts Analyzer to generate nutrition fact
labels and provide simplified nutritional analyses from their 6,742
food database. Learn what's good and bad about the foods you eat
in order to select foods that best meet your dietary needs.
Other sites on food composition you may
wish to try:
FDA Center for Food
Safety & Applied Nutrition
From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Provides information
on food and nutrition issues - articles, news updates, fact sheets,
and a Toll Free
Food Information Line (1-888-SAFEFOOD). A large and fairly complex
"Gateway to government food safety information." News and safety
alerts, consumer advice, reporting illnesses & product complaints,
federal and state government agencies, plus links to National
Food Safety Complaint Initiative and Food
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