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American Dietetic Association

The American Dietetic Association (ADA) is an online resource for nutrition and health that offers a vast amount of information on attaining and maintaining a healthy life style. This Web site offers everything from nutrition and health tips, to a complete food and nutrition guide, to books and other resources. Furthermore, ADA has a national referral service that links consumers, physicians, food...

https://www.eatright.org/
Institute of Food Research

A for-profit enterprise, the Institute of Food Research (IFR), based in the United Kingdom, offers a wealth of public access information regarding food, diet, and nutrition on their Web site. Serving as a clearinghouse for information across a broad spectrum of academic, agricultural, and industrial interests, the site is very user-friendly, with numerous lists of popular topics and terms, as well...

https://quadram.ac.uk
The National Women's Health Information Center

Designed to provide women with authoritative and timely knowledge of a host of womens health issues, the National Womens Health Information Center site (sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services) offers a reliable and thorough overview of hundreds of topics and current news briefs. Health topics on the site (which range from abstinence to yellow fever) are alphabetically listed...

http://www.4woman.org/
From Wallet to Waistline: The Hidden Costs of Supersizing

Sponsored by the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity, this 14-page report documents the immense health risks that may result because of the ubiquity of "value" meals proffered by fast-food outlets. During the first week of May 2002, members of the National Alliance gathered pricing data of various convenience foods and meals in Washington DC, Des Moines, Little Rock, Sacramento, and...

https://cspinet.org/resource/wallet-waistline-hidden-costs-s...
Food and Nutrition Research Briefs

The US Department of Agriculture offers this quick overview of food and nutrition research conducted at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS). The Web site features a dozen topics (including Blueberries -- A Brain Booster? and Good News for Chocolate Lovers!) with research summaries and photos. The material is interesting and easy-to-absorb, and for further information, readers may get in touch...

https://www.ars.usda.gov/oc/fnrb/fnrb0103/
Nutrition.gov

This site from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is designed to serve as a portal to resources and information on nutrition, healthy eating, and food safety available across government Websites. These resources are organized by category on the main page, including food facts, food safety, lifecycle issues, research, and health management, among others. Each of these is further divided by...

https://www.nutrition.gov/
Famed Weight-Loss Doctor Passes Away

As a result of injuries sustained in a fall on April 8th, the well-known nutrition guru Dr. Robert Atkins passed away this past Friday. Dr. Atkins was best known for his controversial, yet often lauded, approach to dieting and staying healthy. After he moved to New York to start his medical practice, he noticed that he rapidly gained weight, soon tipping the scales at 225 pounds. After reading an...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0418
BAM! Body and Mind: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

BAM! Body and Mind was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for kids and teachers. The site offers a fun, interactive approach to raising kids' awareness of health issues, and ways to make their bodies and minds stronger. Topics covered include nutrition and fitness, disease, mental health, peer pressure and relationships. The site is also a resource for teachers who...

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/bam/teachers.htm
NPR: Nutrition Labels for Fast Foods

This website, from National Public Radio's Morning Edition, offers a look at legislation proposed in Congress that would require fast food and other chain restaurants to provide nutritional information for their menu items. The website offers complete audio of the story, which aired earlier this month. Visitors will also find a short article on the topic, links to related stories from NPR, and a...

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=149708...
Nutrition and Athletics

With the Olympic Games in full force, much of the world's attention is centered on the feats of athleticism occurring in Greece. This Report's Topic in Depth takes a closer look at the link between nutrition and athletics. The first site (1), from University of Illinois Extension, presents a multi-chapter piece on sports and nutrition by Professors Robert J. Reber and Donald K. Layman. The site...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2004/0820
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