Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness
Health and Wellness
Health and Wellness
Quackwatch is a guide to health-related frauds, myths, fads,
Shape Up America is a national initiative to promote healthy
weight and increased physical activity.
FDA Consumer magazine offers a wealth of new and
in-depth information on how to get healthy and stay healthy.
It also reports on current FDA activities to ensure that the
products the agency regulates are fit to use.
Public Health Association
The APHA Web site offers information on disease prevention
and health promotion, as well as other resources.
College of Sports Medicine
ACSM advances and integrates scientific research to provide
educational and practical applications of exercise, science,
and sports medicine.
Eating Disorders Association
NEDA is dedicated to expanding public understanding of eating
disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those
National Health Council
The Council and its member organizations share a common objective:
improving the health of all people, particularly those with
chronic diseases and/or disabilities.
American Cancer Society
The ACS site supplies the latest in cancer research, news,
The American Lung Association offers programs and information
on how to fight lung disease in all its forms, with special
emphasis on asthma, tobacco control, and environmental health.
The AHA provides information about heart disease and stroke.
This Web site also includes health, exercise, and nutrition
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Action Health Letter
Nutrition Action Health Letter advocates honest food
labeling and advertising, safer and more nutritious foods,
and pro-health policies.
University Health & Nutrition Letter
This site offers reliable, scientifically authoritative health
and nutrition advice.
The American Dietetic Association is dedicated to being a
comprehensive source of nutrition information.
Nutrient Data Laboratory
This site is provided by the United States Department of Agriculture
(USDA). It is a searchable, downloadable database of nutrient
values for thousands of foods.
Nutrition Navigator from Tufts University functions as a ratings
guide to nutrition web sites.
Vegetarian Resource Group lists vegetarian recipes and nutritional,
ideas for vegetarian diets.
Frozen Food Institute
AFFI is the national trade association representing all aspects
of the frozen food industry.
Society of Agronomy
The American Society of Agronomy (ASA) is dedicated to the
development of agriculture enabled by science, in harmony
with environmental and human values. The Society supports
scientific, educational, and professional activities.
State Research, Education, and Extension Service
CSREES advances knowledge for agriculture, the environment,
human health and well-being, and communities through national
program leadership and federal assistance.
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion works to promote
the health and well being of individuals by supplying research-based
nutrition information. The site includes information on the
Food Guide Pyramid, Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and
& Nutrition Information Center
The FNIC's Web site provides a directory to resources for
nutrition and health professionals, educators, government
personnel, and consumers.
British Nutrition Foundation
BNF provides information and advice about nutrition.
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Center for Infectious Diseases
The NCID is dedicated to informing society about food borne
illness and other diseases.
Food Information Council Foundation
The IFIC offers science-based information on food safety and
nutrition to health and nutrition professionals, educators,
government officials, and others providing information to
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides this gateway
to government food safety information.
for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
The CFSAN Web site provides a variety of information related
to food safety and nutrition.
This site from Purdue University provides news and other information
related to improvement of the safety, quality, and value of
This site provides information about food and drug laws.
The Food Safety site provides information for kids, teens,
and educators on topics such as hand washing, food safety,
and food safety careers.
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Association for the Advancement of Science
The AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated
to advancing science around the world.
The CMA provides information about candy, recipes, and more.
for Agricultural Science & Technology
CAST is dedicated to formulating science-based information
on food, fiber, agriculture, natural resources, and related
societal and environmental issues to legislators, regulators,
policy makers, the media, the private sector, and the public.
This ENC site is for anyone who wants to learn more about
eggs and nutrition.
The NDC provides a variety of information on dairy promotion,
marketing, and research as well as recipes and useful tools
The Popcorn Board provides nutrition information, recipes,
and other materials related to popcorn as a fun, nutritious
Sugar Association, Inc.
This site provides useful information about sugar, recipes,
The NDL provides food composition databases and state of the
art methods to acquire, evaluate, compile, and disseminate
composition data on foods available in the United States.
The Wheat Foods Council is a source for news and tips on how
and why to enjoy more grain foods for better health.
The World Health Organization is the United Nations’
specialized agency for health. The site provides research
tools, information on health topics, and links to world health
publications and journals.
Is Food Science?
This site from the University of California defines the term
“Food Science” and answers frequently asked questions.
Ovid Technologies provides electronic medical, health, and
life sciences information solutions. Ovid supports the research
needs of its users worldwide.
This site provides online conversions for many measurement
Institute: What is Salt?
The Web site describes in detail the physical and chemical
properties of salt.
The Web site is an online interactive periodic table of the
WebElementsTM is a source of information relating to the periodic
Water Resources of the United States
This site by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) provides
information about water resources.
The WEF is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization
concerned with the preservation and enhancement of the global
Activity Calorie Use Chart
This chart from the American Heart Association provides an
estimate of calories spent per hour by a 100-, 150-, and 200-pound
The Web site contains a variety of information such as recipes,
facts and statistics about rice, etc.
The Web site explores the major roles of biological lipids.
The site explains research performed by the Almond Board of
California that explores the health benefits of almonds.
Virginia Dietetic Association: Vitamins and Minerals
This WVDA site provides information about specific vitamins
This site by Dyadic provides information about enzymes.
Mothers for Natural Law provides this site about genetically
engineered enzymes to promote food safety.
This site provides recipes and information about baking powder.
Soda vs. Baking Powder
This Web site offers information on the differences between
baking soda and baking powder, such as differences in use
and chemical make up.
& Hammer Baking Soda
This site provides information on the uses of baking soda.
This site provides information about making chocolate, the
history of chocolate, etc.
National Dairy Council
The Ned's Web site provides recipes and nutrition information
related to dairy products.
This site describes the drying process used to produce raisins.
and Low-Acid Canned Foods
This site provides information on the requirements for manufacturing
practices for low-acid canned foods and for acidified foods.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided these
Council on Science and Health: Irradiated Foods
This Web provides scientific data regarding the safety of
The APC provides information about the benefits and environmental
attributes of aseptic packaging.
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