Nutrition

Nutrition

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
This website was started by author Barbara Kingsolver after the 2007 release of her book "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle". This website gives information on how people can grow their own produce, as well as tips of how to find local food.
http://www.animalvegetablemiracle.com/
CalorieKing.com
(The Family Health Network)
This commercial site has several free features helpful to someone trying to watch their diet in a fast food environment. There are ads, but there is plenty of good diet and nutrition information available without having to pay a fee or register. You can search brand name and restaurant menu items and get calories, fat, fiber, carbs, and protein content for the entire food item. There is a feature that shows proper food portions using measurements with pictures. You can find healthy recipes and an interactive tool for determining calorie limits and exercise for individual weight loss.
http://www.calorieking.com/
ChooseMyPlate.gov
(United States Department of Agriculture (USDA))
This site provides you an animated description of the latest food pyramid, a poster you can use in class or at home, and tips to help you use it towards a healthy diet. This site is a great tool for professionals who work with the public or for anyone who wants to improve their diet.
https://www.choosemyplate.gov/
Community-Based Farmers Markets
(South Carolina Department of Agriculture)
This is a directory of Farmers Markets in South Carolina. Information for each market includes the type of facility, address, hours of operation and contact information. Click under "Publications" to find Roadside Markets and growers who are certified under the "Certified South Carolina" program, who participate in promoting South Carolina produce.
https://agriculture.sc.gov/where-to-buy-local/community-based-farmers-marke
ts/
Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes
(National Heart Lung and Blood Institute)
Get healthy shopping and cooking tips, watch videos on food preparation and download free healthy recipes at this interactive site. Register for a free account to join the online community, where you can save your favorite recipes in a personalized virtual recipe box.
https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov/
Drinking Water
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/drinkingwater.html
E.Coli Infections
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Clinical Trials, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Law and Policy, Organizations, Statistics, Children, and more. Learn how to prevent this common type of food poisoning. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/ecoliinfections.html
Eat Right
(Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)
Has information on ways you can eat healthy. Also includes information on fitness and exercise. Has sections for men, women, children, parents and seniors.
http://www.eatright.org/
Farmers Market Search
(US Department of Department of Agriculture)
This Web site will allow people to search for Farmers Markets from across the country. The search can be narrowed down by name, state, zip code, county and payment methods.
https://www.ams.usda.gov/local-food-directories/farmersmarkets
Food Allergy
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Coping, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Disease Management, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Organizations, Statistics, Children, Teenagers, Women, and more. Read about identifying and avoiding food allergens, school guidelines for managing students with food allergies, traveling with allergies, and much more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/foodallergy.html
Food and Nutrition Topics
This section of the American Dietetic Association Website provides information about food and nutrition in the form of fact sheets, recipes, tip sheets, and brochures. It also offers a reading list of books you can purchase or find in your library.
http://www.eatright.org/resources/food
Food Safety
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/foodsafety.html
Food, Nutrition and Metabolism Topics in MEDLINEplus
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/foodandnutrition.html
Foodborne Illness
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Clinical Trials, Prevention/Screening, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Pictures/Diagrams, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Law and Policy, Organizations, Children, Seniors, Women, and more. Covers toxins, foodborne illness, keeping food safe during an emergency, and much more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/foodborneillness.html
Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency
(Department of Agriculture)
Knowing how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe will help minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of foodborne illness. This fact sheet will help you make the right decisions for keeping your family safe during an emergency. Includes answers to questons about floods, power outages, fire, etc. and a chart of regfrigerated foods that shows when to save and when to throw out.
https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/food-safety-education/get-
answers/food-safety-fact-sheets/emergency-preparedness/keeping-food-safe-du
ring-an-emergency/CT_Index#.Ub8G9OCK8dI
Lactose Intolerance
(MEDLINEplus)
Milk sensitivity can be caused by lactose intolerance, the inability to digest lactose, the predominant sugar in milk. This MedlinePlus page has inks to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Disease Management, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, Teenagers, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/lactoseintolerance.html
Listeria Infections
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/listeriainfections.html
Nutrient Data Laboratory
(Agricultural Research Service)
This is a great site from the Department of Agriculture. You can search the nutrient database by vitamin, mineral or other nutrient to find what foods contain that nutrient or look up a certain food to learn what nutrients the food contains. You can even download this searchable database so you can access it on your computer without being connected to the Internet. There are also informative articles giving results from the latest nutritional studies, a glossary that includes common acronyms used in the field of diet and nutrition, a very helpful measurement conversion table, and several informative publications you can either download or print.
https://www.ars.usda.gov/northeast-area/beltsville-md/beltsville-human-nutr
ition-research-center/nutrient-data-laboratory/
Nutrition
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Clinical Trials, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Organizations, Statistics, Men, Women, Teenagers, and more. Learn about the food pyramid, dietary guidelines, why chocolate is good for you, and much more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/nutrition.html
Nutrition & Physical Activity
(National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)
Learn why eating right and exercising are keys to leading a healthy lifestyle and reducing chronic illness. In the Obesity and Overweight section you can calculate your body mass index, learn about contributing factors and trends and the health consequences of obesity. The Nutrition and Physical Activity sections have tips on eating healthy, food safety, programs for promoting exercise, and reports which focus on these health issues.
https://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/index.html
Nutrition for Seniors
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Law and Policy, Organizations, and more. Learn how to eat well and safely as a senior. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/nutritionforseniors.html
Nutritional Support
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites about artificial hydration and nutrition which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Treatment, Directories, Organizations, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/nutritionalsupport.html
Prevention and Wellness
(American Academy of Family Physicians)
Tips and information on eating well to stay healthy. Includes articles on general topics like tips for improving your health and specific topics like cholesterol and fiber.
https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/
Salmonella Infections
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/salmonellainfections.html
Team Nutrition
(Food & Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Visit this Web site for activities, recipes, and information about children's nutrition and eating well. There are resources for schools, child care centers, parents, and students. For healthy recipes, select Parent Place and then Food, Family, and Fun: A Seasonal Guide to Healthy Eating. Select Students and then Fun for Students for games and links to nutrition web sites designed for kids.
https://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/team-nutrition
The New American Plate
(American Institute for Cancer Research)
This site teaches you how to create meals that lower your risk for cancer and other chronic diseases, while managing your weight at the same time.
http://www.aicr.org/new-american-plate/
Vegetarian Diet
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Nutrition, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Organizations, Children, Teenagers, Seniors, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/vegetariandiet.html
Vitamins
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/vitamins.html

Last Modified: Tuesday February 14, 2017 10:30 AM