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Federal Clearinghouses

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Information Service

Office of Cancer Communications
NCI Public Inquiries Office
BG 9609 MSC 9760
9609 Medical Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892–9760
1–800–4–CANCER (422–6237)
Web: http://www.cancer.gov
Email: cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov

  • The Live Help feature at this website allows interested parties to chat confidentially about general cancer questions and smoking cessation.
  • Provides press releases, fact sheets, and publications about cancer-related issues.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

NCCAM Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 7923
Gaithersburg, MD 20898–7923
1–888–644–6226
1–866–464–3615 (TTY)
1–866–464–3616 (fax)
Web: http://nccam.nih.gov
Email: info@nccam.nih.gov

  • Conducts and supports research and training. Disseminates information on complementary and alternative medicine to practitioners and the public.

National Diabetes Education Program

One Diabetes Way
Bethesda, MD 20814-9692
301–496–3583
1–888–693–6337 (to order materials)
Web: http://www.yourdiabetesinfo.org
Email: ndep@mail.nih.gov

  • A federally sponsored initiative that involves public and private partners to improve treatment and outcomes for people with diabetes, to promote early diagnosis, and to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes.
  • Provides information for the general public and health professionals.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892–3560
1–800–860–8747
1–866–569–1162 (TTY)
703–738–4929 (fax)
Main Web: http://www.niddk.nih.gov
Direct Web : http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov
Email: ndic@info.niddk.nih.gov

  • Provides information about diabetes to health professionals, patients, and the public.
  • Develops, identifies, and distributes educational materials.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892–3570
1–800–891–5389
1–866–569–1162 (TTY)
703–738–4929 (fax)
Main Web: http://www.niddk.nih.gov
Direct Web: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov
Email: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov

  • Provides information on the prevention and management of digestive diseases to health professionals and the public.
  • Develops, identifies, and distributes educational materials.

National Health Information Center

Referral Specialist
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100
Rockville, MD  20852
240–453–8280
240–453–8282 (fax)
Web: http://www.health.gov/NHIC
Email: info@nhic.org

  • A health information referral service that puts health professionals and consumers who have health questions in touch with those organizations that are best able to provide answers.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Health Information Center

P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824–0105
301–592–8573 (Dial 7-1-1 for the Federal Relay Service)
Main Web: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
Direct Web: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/infoctr/index.htm
Email: NHLBIinfo@nhlbi.nih.gov

  • Provides information about cardiovascular, lung, and blood diseases to health professionals and the public.
  • Develops, identifies, and distributes educational materials.

We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition)
Web: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan

  • A program of NHLBI, in collaboration with NIDDK and NCI, that helps parents and families encourage their children to eat healthfully and be more physically active.

National Institute on Aging

Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
301–496–1752
1–800–222–2225
1–800–222–4225 (TTY)
301–496–1072 (fax)
Web: http://www.nia.nih.gov

  • Conducts and supports biomedical, social, and behavioral research; provides research training; and disseminates research findings and health information on aging processes, diseases, and other special problems and needs of older people.

National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Program

P.O. Box 2577
Kensington, MD 20891
1–888–644–2667
Web: http://www.consensus.nih.gov
Email: consensus@mail.nih.gov

  • Provides National Institutes of Health consensus statements on biomedical technologies to health professionals and the public.

National Institute of Mental Health

Science Writing, Press, and Dissemination Branch
6001 Executive Boulevard
Room 6200, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892–9663
301–443–4513
1–866–615–NIMH (6464)
1–866–415–8051 (TTY toll-free)
301–443–8431 (TTY)
301–443–4279 (fax)
Web: http://www.nimh.nih.gov
Email: nimhinfo@nih.gov

  • Provides information about mental health, including eating disorders, to health professionals and the public. 
  • Develops, identifies, and distributes educational materials.

Office of Minority Health

Resource Center
P.O. Box 37337
Washington, D.C. 20013–7337
1–800–444–6472
301–251–2160 (fax)
Web: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov
Email: info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov

  • Provides information on minority health issues to health professionals.
  • Bilingual staff members are available to serve Spanish-speaking requestors.

The National Women's Health Information Center

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 712E
Washington, D.C.  20201
1–800–994–9662
1–888–220–5446 (TTY)
202–260–6537 (fax)
Web: http://www.womenshealth.gov
Email: womenshealth@hhs.gov

  • Provides a gateway to federal and other women’s health information resources.

Weight-control Information Network

1 WIN Way
Bethesda, MD 20892–3665
1–877–946–4627
202–828–1025
202–828–1028 (fax)
Web: http://www.win.niddk.nih.gov
Email: WIN@info.niddk.nih.gov

  • Provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.

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Other Federal Agencies

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034
Alexandria, VA 22302–1594
703–305–7600
703–305–3300 (fax)
Web: http://www.cnpp.usda.gov

MyPlate
1–888–779–7264
Web: http://www.ChooseMyplate.gov

SuperTracker
Web: https://www.supertracker.usda.gov
Email: SuperTrackerHelp@cnpp.usda.gov

  • Provides information about nutrition and food selection, including dietary guidelines and healthy eating plans.

Federal Trade Commission

Consumer Response Center
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20580
202–326–2222
1–866–653–4261 (TTY)
1–877–FTC–HELP (1–877–382–4357)
Web: http://www.ftc.gov

  • Provides the public and health professionals with information about weight-loss products and programs.
  • Develops materials to help identify health misinformation.

Food and Drug Administration

Consumer Health Information
Room 5377, Building 32
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD  20993
1–888–INFO–FDA (1–888–463–6332)
301–847–8622 (fax)
Web: http://www.fda.gov
Email: ConsumerInfo@fda.hhs.gov

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Outreach and Information Center (HFS-009)
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration
5100 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740
1–888–SAFEFOOD (1–888–723–3366)
Web: http://www.fda.gov/Food/default.htm
Email: consumer@fda.gov

  • Provides information and publications about food products and dietary supplements to health professionals and the public.

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
Human Drug Information
Division of Drug Information (CDER)
Office of Communications
10001 New Hampshire Avenue
Hillandale Building, 4th Floor
Silver Spring, MD  20993
1–855–543–3784
301–796–3400
Web: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/default.htm
Email: druginfo@fda.hhs.gov

  • Provides information and publications on drug-related subjects to health professionals and the public.

Healthfinder.gov

National Health Information Center
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
1101 Wootton Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852
Web: http://healthfinder.gov
Email: healthfinder@hhs.gov

  • Provides information and tools to help stay healthy.
  • Provides resources on over 1,600 health topics selected from government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and universities.

Let's Move!

Web: http://www.letsmove.gov

  • Is an initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and dedicated to solving the problem of childhood obesity within a generation.
  • Provides caregivers, schools, and communities the tools, support, and information needed to make healthier choices.

National Center for Health Statistics

3311 Toledo Road
Room 5419
Hyattsville, MD 20782
301–458–4000
1–800–232–4636
Web : http://www.cdc.gov/nchs
Email: cdcinfo@cdc.gov

  • Provides health statistics to the public and health professionals.

Office of Dietary Supplements

National Institutes of Health
6100 Executive Boulevard
Room 3B01, MSC 7517
Bethesda, MD 20892–7517
301–435–2920
301–480–1845 (fax)
Web: http://dietary–supplements.info.nih.gov
Email: ods@nih.gov

  • Supports research and disseminates research results in the area of dietary supplements.
  • Provides safety notices on dietary supplements.

President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 560
Rockville, MD 20852
240–276–9567
240–276–9860 (fax)
Web: http://www.fitness.gov
Email: fitness@hhs.gov

  • Works to promote the development of physical fitness, facilities, and programs.
  • Offers a variety of testing, recognition, and incentive programs.

The President’s Challenge
501 North Morton Street, Suite 203
Bloomington, IN  47404
1–800–258–8146
812–855–8999 (fax)
Web: https://www.presidentschallenge.org

  • Is a program of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN).
  • Provides fitness and activity resources, including guides for fitness and healthy eating and research updates from the PCFSN.
  • Sends a monthly e-newsletter with news, inspiring stories, and tips.

Presidential Youth Fitness Program
Web: http://www.presidentialyouthfitnessprogram.org
Email: info@presidentialyouthfitnessprogram.org

  • Promotes health and regular physical activity for America’s youth.
  • Offers materials for parents and students to help them be physically active, and resources for teachers to support quality physical education.
  • Provides tools to assess, teach, and motivate students to help them get and stay active.

United States Department of Agriculture

1400 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, D.C. 20250
202–720–2791
Web: http://www.usda.gov

  • Provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.
  • The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion releases the Dietary Guidelines for Americans every 5 years. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans can be found online at http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines.
  • Consumers are encouraged to refer to the newly released 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Guidelines can be found online at http://www.health.gov/paguidelines.

USDA's Team Nutrition
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
3101 Park Center Drive, Room 632
Alexandria, VA  22302
703–305–1624
703–305–2549 (fax)
Web: http://teamnutrition.usda.gov

  • Focuses on the role nutritious school meals, nutrition education, and a health-promoting school environment play in helping students learn to enjoy healthy eating and physical activity.

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Non-Government Agencies by Health Topic

American Academy of Pediatrics

National Headquarters
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007–1098
847–434–4000
1–800–433–9016
847–434–8000 (fax)
Web: http://www.aap.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: kidsdoc@aap.org

  • Provides information and publications to promote the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

American Medical Association

330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 39300
Chicago, IL  60611–5885
1–800–621–8335 (customer service)
Web: http://www.ama-assn.org Exit Disclaimer

  • Provides information on various diseases, including diabetes, as well as general health information on nutrition and physical activity.
  • Offers a “physician finder” to help find information on physicians throughout the United States.

Health Power for Minorities

3020 Glenwood Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210
718–434–8103
718–434–8161 (fax)
Web: http://www.healthpowerforminorities.com  Exit Disclaimer

  • Through its website, helps minority populations identify resources for health information.
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Diseases and Disorders

American Association of Diabetes Educators

200 West Madison Street, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60606
1–800–338–3633
312–424–2427 (fax)
Web: http://www.aadenet.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: info@aadenet.org

  • Works to improve the quality of diabetes education and care.

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Attn: Center for Information
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
1–800–DIABETES (1–800–342–2383)
Web: http://www.diabetes.org  Exit Disclaimer
Email: askada@diabetes.org

  • Provides information to the public on diabetes and related topics, including nutrition, exercise, and treatment.
  • ADA also offers patient referrals.
  • Operators and information are available in Spanish.

American Heart Association (AHA)

National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
1–800–AHA–USA1 (1–800–242–8721)

American Stroke Association
1–888–4–STROKE (1–888–478–7653)
Web: http://www.strokeassociation.org Exit Disclaimer

  • Distributes publications on diet, nutrition, weight reduction, and exercise to the public.
  • Cookbooks by the AHA are available at local bookstores.
  • Information is available in Spanish.

American Institute for Cancer Research

1759 R Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
1–800–843–8114
202–328–7744
202–328–7226 (fax)
Web: http://www.aicr.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: aicrweb@aicr.org

  • Provides research-based publications on nutrition and cancer prevention to health professionals and the public.
  • Offers medical and nutrition advice from a registered dietitian.

American Medical Association

330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 39300
Chicago, IL  60611–5885
1–800–621–8335 (customer service)
Web: http://www.ama-assn.org  Exit Disclaimer

  • Provides information on various diseases, including diabetes, as well as general health information on nutrition and physical activity.
  • Offers a “physician finder” to help find information on physicians throughout the United States.

American Public Health Association

800 I Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
202–777–2742
202–777–2500 (TTY)
202–777–2534 (fax)
Web: http://www.apha.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: comments@apha.org

  • Serves the public through its scientific and practice programs, publications, educational services, and advocacy efforts.

National Organization for Rare Disorders

55 Kenosia Avenue
Danbury, CT 06813–1968
1–800–999–6673 (voicemail only)
203–797–9590 (TDD)
203–744–0100
203–798–2291 (fax)
Web: http://www.rarediseases.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: orphan@rarediseases.org

  • Provides information on rare disorders to health professionals and the public. Maintains the Rare Disease Database.

National Rural Health Association

4501 College Boulevard, #225
Leawood, KS  66211–1921
816–756–3140
816–756–3144 (fax)
Web: http://www.ruralhealthweb.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: mail@NRHArural.org

  • Provides a forum for the exchange and dissemination of ideas, information, research, and methods to improve rural health.

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Eating Disorders

Academy for Eating Disorders

111 Deer Lake Road, Suite 100
Deerfield, IL  60015
847–498–4274
847–480–9282 (fax)
Web: http://www.aedweb.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: info@aedweb.org

  • Provides leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention.
  • Disseminates knowledge regarding eating disorders to members of the academy, other professionals, and the general public.

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center

2923 Sandy Pointe, Suite 6
Del Mar, CA 92014–2052
858–792–7463
858–220–7417 (fax)
Web: http://www.edreferral.com Exit Disclaimer
Email: edreferral@gmail.com

  • Provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders.
  • Provides referrals to eating disorder professionals, treatment facilities, support groups, etc.
  • Offers general information to inform the public about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Eating Disorders

750 East Diehl Road #127
Naperville, IL  60563
630–577–1330 (helpline)
Web: http://www.anad.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: anadhelp@anad.org
  • Operates a hotline (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) where information can be obtained on eating disorders, therapist referrals, and support groups.

National Eating Disorders Association

165 West 46th Street
New York, NY  10036
212–575–6200
212–575–1650
Web: http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: info@nationaleatingdisorders.org

  • Provides educational resources on eating disorders and their prevention for schools, health professionals, community organizations, and individuals.

Overeaters Anonymous, Inc.

P.O. Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM  87174–4020
505–891–2664
505–891–4320 (fax)
Web: http://www.oa.org Exit Disclaimer

  • Offers meetings around the world based on a 12-step program similar to Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous.
  • Supports people who are recovering from compulsive overeating and other eating, physical activity, and weight-control behaviors that cause them stress and pain.
  • Identifies its primary purposes as helping members abstain from compulsive overeating and carrying the message of recovery to those who still suffer.

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Nutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
(formerly the American Dietetic Association)

120 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606–6995
312–899–0040
1–800–877–1600
312–899–4899 (fax)
Web: http://www.eatright.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: findnrd@eatright.org (referral to dietitian)
sales@eatright.org (publications)

  • Works to serve the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.

Center for Science in the Public Interest

1220 L Street NW, Suite 300
Washington, D.C.  20005
202–332–9110
202–265–4954 (fax)
Web: http://www.cspinet.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: cspi@cspinet.org

  • Provides information on nutrition and health and food safety.

International Food Information Council Foundation

1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 430
Washington, D.C. 20036
202–296–6540
202–296–6547 (fax)
Web: http://www.foodinsight.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: info@foodinsight.org
  • Provides information on food safety, food ingredients, and nutrition to health professionals and the public.
  • Single copies are available free of charge.

School Nutrition Association (SNA)

120 Waterfront Street, Suite 300
National Harbor, MD  20745
301–686–3100
301–686–3115 (fax)
Web: http://www.schoolnutrition.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: servicecenter@schoolnutrition.org

  • Helps its more than 55,000 school nutrition professional members provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country.
  • Offers materials that promote school nutrition programs and healthy school meals.

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Obesity

Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)

4511 North Himes Avenue, Suite 250
Tampa, FL  33614
800–717–3117
813–872–7835
813–873–7838 (fax)
Web: http://www.obesityaction.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: info@obesityaction.org

  • Offers free educational resources on obesity, morbid obesity, and childhood obesity, in addition to consequences of and treatments for these conditions.
  • Conducts a variety of advocacy efforts throughout the United States on both the national and state levels and encourages individuals to become proactive advocates.

Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance

Web: http://www.stopobesityalliance.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: obesity@gwu.edu

  • Works to reverse the nation’s obesity trend and related conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.
  • Researches barriers to weight loss and healthy weight.
  • Offers guides to help parents discuss weight and health with their children, as well as obesity fact sheets.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club

4575 South Fifth Street
P.O. Box 070360
Milwaukee, WI  53207
414–482–4620
Web: http://www.tops.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: wondering@tops.org

  • Provides weight-loss support and education on healthy eating and regular physical activity.
  • Sponsors research to find obesity’s root cause and treatment.
  • Offers materials and weekly support meetings in many states.

The Obesity Society

8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1320
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301–563–6526
301–563–6595 (fax)
Web: http://www.obesity.org Exit Disclaimer

  • Promotes education, research, and community action to improve the quality of life for people with obesity.
  • Develops, extends, and disseminates knowledge in the field of obesity.

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Obesity Treatment

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

100 SW 75th Street, Suite 201
Gainesville, FL 32607
352–331–4900
352–331–4975 (fax)
Web: http://www.asmbs.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: info@asmbs.org

  • Works to improve the care and treatment of people with obesity and related diseases.
  • Strives to advance the science and understanding of metabolic surgery.
  • Fosters communication among health professionals on obesity and related conditions.
  • Advocates for health care policy that ensures patients access to high-quality prevention and treatment of obesity.

American Society of Bariatric Physicians

2821 South Parker Road, Suite 625
Aurora, CO 80014
1–877–266–6834
303–770–2526
303–779–4834 (fax)
Web: http://www.asbp.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: info@asbp.org

  • Provides patient referrals to physicians who specialize in obesity.

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Physical Activity/Exercise

American College of Sports Medicine

401 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN  46202–3233
317–637–9200
317–634–7817 (fax)
Web: http://www.acsm.org Exit Disclaimer

  • Provides publications, audiotapes, and videotapes on physical fitness and weight loss to health professionals and the general public.

American Running Association

4405 East-West Highway, Suite 405
Bethesda, MD 20814
1–800–776–2732
301–913–9520 (fax)
Web: http://www.americanrunning.org Exit Disclaimer

  • Provides information on exercise and nutrition to the public.

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Size Acceptance

Council on Size and Weight Discrimination, Inc.

P.O. Box 305
Mount Marion, NY  12456
845–679–1209
845–679–1206 (fax)
Web: http://www.cswd.org Exit Disclaimer
Email: info@cswd.org

  • Provides information on eating disorders, “sizism,” the non-dieting movement, and size discrimination.

National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance

P.O. Box 4662
Foster City, CA  94404–0662
916–558–6880
Web: http://www.naafa.org Exit Disclaimer

  • Provides support and attempts to eliminate discrimination against fat people.

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Interactive Tools and Resources

Body Mass Index Calculator

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/BMI/bmicalc.htm

  • This site allows users to calculate their body mass index, or BMI.

Get Moving Calculator

Calorie Control Council
http://www.caloriecontrol.org/exercalc.html  Exit Disclaimer

  • This site allows users to calculate the number of calories burned during physical activity.

Kidnetic

International Food Information Council
http://kidnetic.com Exit Disclaimer

  • This site promotes healthy eating and physical activity among children and their parents.

Rate Your Restaurant Diet

Center for Science in the Public Interest
http://www.cspinet.org/nah/quiz/index.html Exit Disclaimer

  • This interactive questionnaire helps users determine whether they make health food choices at restaurants.

MyPlate SuperTracker

U.S. Department of Agriculture Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/supertracker-tools.html

  • This site is an online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information about diet quality, physical activity status, related nutrition messages, and links to nutrient and physical activity information.

MyStart! Online

American Heart Association
http://www.mystartonline.org Exit Disclaimer

  • Features a free online walking guide, physical activity and nutrition tracker, healthy recipes, and sample stretches.

ChooseMyPlate.Gov

U.S. Department of Agriculture Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
http://www.choosemyplate.gov

  • Visitors to this site receive personalized eating plans based on height, weight, sex, and age. There are specific sections for adults and children.

Nutrition Explorations

National Dairy Council
http://www.nutritionexplorations.org Exit Disclaimer

  • This site includes curricula for educators, games, recipes for parents, and a variety of teaching tools to promote good nutrition.

Farmers Markets Search

U.S. Department of Agriculture
http://search.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets

  • This site provides a directory of current listing of farmers markets throughout the United States.

MedlinePlus

National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine
http://www.medlineplus.gov

  • This site provides health information for consumers and health professionals.

Portion Distortion!

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center
National Institutes of Health
Web: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/ obesity/wecan/portion/index.htm

  • Shows the difference in size and calories between portions offered 20 years ago and what is often a standard serving today.
  • Contains tools that can be downloaded to help health educators and dietitians use this information with their clients: PowerPoint slides for each illustration, and a serving size card that shows appropriate serving sizes and can be used as a quick reference tool.

PubMed

National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez

  • This site is a research database.

ClinicialTrials.Gov

National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine
http://clinicaltrials.gov

  • This site provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010

U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines

  • This site provides a downloadable version of the most recent dietary guidelines.

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