General Nutrition Information & Government Agencies
www.choosemyplate.gov MyPlate is a dietary tool developed by the United States Department of Agriculture that illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image—a place setting for a meal.
www.cdc.gov CDC.gov is online source of credible heath information from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention. Designed for researchers, students, and any one interested in health, the website includes a variety on topics including statistics, traveler's health, disease conditions, and more.
health.nih.gov The National Institute of Health is one of the world's largest funding and medical researches sources. General information, funding resources, and links to the latest research can all be found through their website.
www.foodsafety.gov Foodsafety.gov's purpose is to provide consumers with information on healthy food practices and sanitation requirements. It also works to keep the public informed and alerted to the most recent food recalls.
ods.od.nih.gov The Office of Dietary Supplements is a branch of the NIH. Their website includes the most current research and information available on dietary supplements of all sorts.
www.diabetes.org Basic information, current research, and lifestyle tips pertaining to diabetes can all be found at diabetes.org. The site is hosted by the American Diabetes Association whose mission is to prevent and cure diabetes as well as improves the lives of those already diagnosed.
www.cancer.org/Healthy/index This site provides healthy lifestyle information specifically geared towards cancer patients and survivors. As part of the American Cancer Society site, it gives information on nutrition guidelines for cancer prevent and also includes fact sheets, presentations, and other resources for health professionals.
www.celiac.com Scott Adams, a man living with celiac founded Celiac.com. He made this site with the purpose of helping people living with celiac disease get the information and resources they need to live a happy gluten-free life.
Practice & Clinical Aids
www.rd411.com Developed by RD's for RDs, rd411 is a popular resource for evidence-based tools so dietitians and other health professionals can become more efficient. Site resources include downloadable educational materials, online forums, dietetic job postings, and a professional directory.
www.nutritioncare.org A.S.P.E.N.'s mission is to improve "patient care by advancing the science and practice of nutrition support therapy." The society's website provides access to their journals, nutrition support guidelines, continuing education resources as well as a place to order books and resources online.
www.nationaldairycouncil.org The National Dairy Council has become a take a leader in the fight against poor nutrition, inactivity, and overweight/obesity in children with years of nutrition research and the development of in-school programs.
www.actionforhealthykids.org "Action for Healthy Kids is the nation's leading nonprofit and largest volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment by working with schools to improve nutrition and physical activity to help our kids learn to eat right, be active every day and be ready to learn."
Latest Nutrition Trends
www.eatingwell.com EatingWell.com is the content-rich website from the popular award-winning magazine and media group, providing high-quality food and nutrition articles and information.
www.todaysdietitian.com Today's Dietitian features timely articles on a wide range of nutrition topics - including culinary trends, long-term care issues, new products and technologies, clinical concerns, career strategies, and research updates.