Nutrition Links

Foods and Nutrition Information Center

  • Food and Nutrition Topics from A to Z
  • FNIC Resource Lists
  • Dietary Supplements and Herbal Information
  • Food Composition
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Food Guide Pyramid
  • FNIC Databases
  • Consumer Corner

Nutrition Action Health Letter

Martindale's - The "Virtual" Nutrition Center

  • Food Science: Dairy, Meat, Fish, Fowl and Poultry, Cereals and grains, Fruit, Nuts and Vegetables, Herbs and Spices, Mushrooms, Yeast
  • Famine foods
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Food imports
  • Labeling
  • Food Law and Safety
  • Food Management/Restaurant Costs

American Dietetic Association Website

  • Food and Nutrition Information
    • Nutrition Fact Sheets
    • Healthy Lifestyle Tips
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • Good Nutrition Reading List
    • Gateway and Links to other sites

University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter

  • Wellness Newsletter
  • Supplement Information
  • Wellness Recipes
  • Wellness Books
  • Research study information

The Center for Science in the Public Interest

  • Nutrition and Health Information- General Public, Kids, Nutrition quizzes
  • Nutrition Action Newsletter Link
  • Alcohol Policy
  • Antibiotic Resistance/Consumer Tips
  • Biotechnology/Press Releases, Articles, Speeches
  • Food Safety
  • International Nutrition Information

Maricopa Anatomy and Physiology Homepage

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • "Cool Biomedical Site of the Moment" Link
  • Interactive Tutorials
  • Essay Writing for Science Classes

The DASH Eating Plan

  • DASH- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension
  • Links to full text brochures and educational materials
  • Option for ordering

AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library’s Web Gateway to AGRICOLA)

  • Searchable library: bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators
  • Publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied discipline: animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
  • Search and browse options
  • Many available links, some free internet access to full text articles

The Vegetarian Resource Group

  • Vegetarianism in a Nutshell
  • American Dietetic Association (ADA) Position Paper- 1997
  • Iron
  • Calcium in the Vegan Diet
  • Choosing and Using a Dietitian
  • Diabetes
  • Feeding Vegan Kids
  • Healthy Fast Food for Pre-Schoolers
  • Heart Healthy Diets- the Vegetarian Way
  • Iron in the Vegan Diet
  • Meals on Wheels Four Week Menu
  • Nutrition and the Eye
  • Protein in the Vegan Diet
  • Seniors Guide to Good Nutrition
  • USDA School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children
  • The Vegan Diet During Pregnancy and Childhood
  • Vegetarian Nutrition for Teenagers
  • Vitamin B12 in the Vegan Diet
  • Guides and Handouts
  • Information in Spanish
  • References to Vegetarian Books and Journals

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

  • Complete guidelines for the prevention, detection, and treatment of high blood pressure
  • Consumer information and health-care information
  • Facts about DASH
  • Heart Disease Information

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

  • Publications and reports
  • Great, usable brochures- viewable and printable in Adobe Acrobat Reader
    • Also available to order in bulk
  • Current brochures include:
    • Fabulous Fruits, Versatile Vegetables
    • Where Do Your Favorite Foods Fit?
    • Get on the Grain Train
    • How Much Are You Eating?

The Tufts University Nutrition Navigator

  • A rating guide to nutrition websites
  • Nutrition information websites relating to:
    • Women
    • Men
    • Family
    • Seniors
    • General Nutrition
    • Health Professionals
    • Educators
    • Journalists
    • Weight Management
    • Special Dietary Needs
  • Websites classified by quality: Among the Best, Better Than Most, Average, Not Recommended

Dole 5-A-Day

  • Award-winning site
  • Nutrition education for kids, parents and teachers about why fruits and vegetables are good for you
  • Interactive and fun site-especially good for kids
  • "Reference center" encyclopedia covers: history, growing season and nutrient content of many fruits and vegetables
  • Lists the best sources of Vitamin A, C, folate and fiber
  • Lesson plans for teachers can be downloaded
    • Games, recipes for kids to make, cartoon characters

FDA Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition

  • Very large and comprehensive government nutrition site with search engines
  • Current nutrition issues
  • Fact sheets
  • Government released statements
  • Foodborne illness outbreaks
  • "Consumer Advice" organized by topic: women’s health, seniors, food products, nutrition and weight loss, supplements, food preparation and safety, food labeling, among other topics.

MayoClinic.com: Reliable Information for a Healthier Life

  • Great site with lots of information on health and health management
  • Subheadings of:
    • "Diseases and Conditions"
    • "Healthy Living"
    • "Drug Search"
    • "Health Programs and Tools"
    • "My Health Interests"
    • "Books and Newsletters"
  • Healthy Recipes