Helpful Resources

Knowledge is power. If you’re looking for additional trustworthy information about food, nutrition, physical activity, supplements, and more here’s a list of places to go.

Healthful Food Choices

American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.eatright.org/Public/content.aspx?id=5527

Myplate.gov http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/

Nutrition.gov http://www.nutrition.gov/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/resources/index.html

Active Lifestyle

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/health/index.html

Presidents Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition http://fitness.gov/be-active/physical-activity-guidelines-for-americans/

US Department of Health & Human Services http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/lose_wt/phy_act.htm

Wise Supplementation

Office of Dietary Supplements http://ods.od.nih.gov/

Council for Responsible Nutrition http://www.crnusa.org/

Linus Pauling Institute http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/

Consumer Labs http://www.consumerlab.com/

American Herbal Products Association http://www.ahpa.org/Default.aspx?tabid=72

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database http://naturaldatabase.therapeuticresearch.com/home.aspx?cs=&s=ND

American Botanical Council http://abc.herbalgram.org/site/PageServer

Weight Management

HBO Weight of the Nation http://theweightofthenation.hbo.com/

National Institutes of Health – BMI Calculator http://nhlbisupport.com/bmi/

American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.eatright.org/Public/content.aspx?id=6843

Weight Control Information Network http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/index.htm#public

Sports Nutrition

Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition http://www.scandpg.org/sports-nutrition/sports-nutrition-fact-sheets/

Kids Health- Eating for Sports http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/sports.html

PowerBar http://www.powerbar.com/nutritionresource/nutritionresources.aspx

Chronic Disease Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/index.htm

American Diabetes Association – Diabetes Prevention http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/prevention/

Medline Plus – Heart Disease Prevention http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/heartdiseasesprevention.html

American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.eatright.org/diseasemanagement/