Spotlights

Breads and grains The Scoop on Whole Grains

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Learn what whole grains are and how much a person should eat per day.


Tools to Keep You Active

DOE. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

This site provides free online tools to encourage you to keep walking, running or cycling. It includes an exercise log to help you track your mileage, and includes a transcontinental virtual trip across the United States.


Report Type 1 Diabetes Fact Sheet

DHHS. National Institutes of Health.

Provides statistics and the status of current research and knowledge on Type 1 diabetes. Also discusses possible future discoveries in Type 1 diabetes prevention and management.


Elderly woman eating United We Serve: Feed a Neighbor

White House; United States Department of Agriculture; Corporation for National and Community Service.

An intiative that aims to combat hunger in our communities. Find volunteer opportunities or download the anti-hunger toolkit.


USDA Blog: Food and Nutrition

United States Department of Agriculture.

Features updates related to USDA food and nutrition programs and efforts. See specific posts tagged "nutrition".


FDA Hydroxycut Warning Warning on Hydroxycut Products

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns against using Hydroxycut dietary supplement products as some of these products may contribute to liver injuries.


Mother breastfeeding baby World Breastfeeding Week

USDA. WIC Works Resource System.


Food Environment Atlas Your Food Environment Atlas

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Provides county-level statistics on food environment factors, such as access to grocery stores, food prices, community health, and food assistance programs, that shape food choices and diet quality.


MyPyramid Menu Planner

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

An interactive Web tool where users can plan food choices to meet MyPyramid goals.


Food Allergy Information

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

A new resource list from FNIC.


Older couple NIH Senior Health - High Blood Cholesterol

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.

On-line interactive infomation on high blood cholesterol for seniors.


Dietary Assessment of Food Trends Report Cover Dietary Assessment of Major Trends in U.S. Food Consumption, 1970-2005

USDA. Economic Research Service.

This report examines major trends in the amount of food available for consumption in the United States between 1970 and 2005. The report also estimates whether Americans are meeting Federal dietary recommendations for each of the major food groups.


Vegetarian Nutrition Resource List (2008) (PDF | 156 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.


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