Contact Information
last updated: 10/3/2012

Nutrition & Dietetics

  • American Cancer Society - Community-based volunteer health organization that provides cancer information services, supports research, advocates public policy, and more.
  • American Diabetes Association - Funds research and publishes scientific findings with the goal of preventing and curing diabetes. Provides information and services to people with diabetes, their families, health professionals and the public.
  • American Dietetic Association - Professional organization for food and nutrition professionals. Publish journals, position papers, newsletters, and holds annual conference. 
  • American Heart Association - Professional organization whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Web site contains disease information, publications, news, and more.
  • American Medical Association - Professional association that provides news, professional resources, continuing education opportunities and more.
  • American Society for Nutrition - Membership organization for nutrition professionals. Publishers of the Journal of Nutrition and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Website contains news, links to resources, and more.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Programs That Work - Government website with a wealth of statistics, research, and consumer-level information on a variety of health topics.
  • Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition - Great information source for a variety of nutrition and food safety topics.
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 - The Guidelines provide authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases.
  • FDA - Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
  • Food and Nutrition Newsletter - Virginia Cooperative Extension Food and Nutrition Newsletter
  • Food and Nutrition Information Center - Publications, Dietary Guidelines for Americans, etc.
  • Home Food Safety - Web site is a partnership of ConAgra Foods and the American Dietetic Association, and contains information on the role of consumners in food safety.
  • Human Kinetics - Publishers of respected books and professional journals on weight management, sports nutrition, fitness, and more.
  • International Food Information Council (IFIC) - The IFIC seeks to communicate scientific findings on nutrition issues in a non-scholarly manner. The web site contains their bimonthly newsletter, as well as information on many other topics and other resources.
  • MedlinePlus - Brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Contains information for over 700 health topics, and is consumer-oriented in nature.
  • National Center for Health Statistics - Compilation of statistical information relating to various health topics.
  • National Organic Program - Contains information on organic foods such as certifying agents, consumer information, news, and more.
  • Shape Up America - Contains information and resources pertaining to raising awareness of obesity as a health issue and to healthy weight management.
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Government site that contains information on various "hot topics", as well as other news.

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last updated: 10/3/2012