- American Dietetic Association: "The American Dietetic Association was founded in 1917, and is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals."
- Society for Nutrition Education: "SNE is an international organization of nutrition education professionals who are dedicated to promoting healthful sustainable food choices and who share a vision of healthy people in healthy communities."
- American Society for Nutrition: This Web site provides press releases and house testimonies on nutrition topics. It links to the American Society for Nutritional Sciences which provides the Journal of Nutrition Online. The Web site also provides career information.
- American Public Health Association: Issues of health and public policy are addressed at this Web site. Lists of health resources are available.
- Dietetics Online: The most useful feature of this Web site is the link to other nutrition resources. This Web site serves as a networking group for dietetic and nutrition professionals.
General Nutrition Information
- Ask the Dietitian: This is a Web site sponsored by a Registered Dietitian and is designed for finding answers to a long list of nutrition questions, including the topics of caffeine, exercise, food labels, trans fats, and vitamins and minerals, to name a few.
- Dietary Guidelines for Americans: For those who want to view the 1990 and 1995 editions of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, this Web site provides that information as well as a link to Recommended Dietary Allowances information.
- Food and Drug Administration: This is the place to find out about the regulation of supplements.
- Healthfinder: Current "hot topics" in health and nutrition can be found at this Web site. There is a great deal of information about diseases, and the Web site also provides links to health resources.
- National Institutes of Health: The most useful feature of this Web site is it links to scientific health resources.
- Quackwatch: In addition to providing information about how to determine quackery, both in print and online, this Web site provides information about some of the current health and nutrition hot issues.
- Food and Agriculture Organization: The food and nutrition section provides updates on current health concerns related to the safety of foods.
- Mayo Clinic.com: The "nutrition site" contains current information about nutrition related issues. There is also information on all types of health issues.
- Intelihealth: All kinds of health issues are discussed in this Web site, and there are excellent sections on nutrition, fitness and weight management.
- World Health Organization: Excellent information on disease and health issues throughout the world are provided in this Web site.
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: For those interested in complementary and alternative medicine, this is a Web site to visit.
- Start Walking Now: Offers ideas and resources to help increase physical activity.
- Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products: Scienfifically-grounded information on herbs, botanicals and complementary and alternative medicine.
- The American Botanical Council: The purpose of this Web site is to provide information about the use of herbs and Phytomedicinals.
- United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
- USDA Food and Consumer Services
- USDA National Agriculture Library Food and Nutrition Information Center
- USDA WIC Program
Nutrition and Disease
- American Cancer Society: Questions about cancer can be answered at this Web site through an easy-to-use search tool. Information about cancer research is also available.
- Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation: Links to cancers specific to women, men and children is a key component of this Web site. The Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation provides grants for cancer research and a list of the currently funded projects is provided.
- OncoLink: Providing cancer information as well as sections about research and treatment, this is the web's first cancer resource. As part of the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, this Web site features frequently asked questions about cancer, "disease-oriented menus," results from clinical trials, and support for cancer patients.
Heart Disease and Fats
- American Diabetes Association: The Web site of the American Diabetes Association has diabetes information, links to other sources, and includes recipes, research updates, and an interactive search tool.
- CDC Diabetes Public Health Resource: Facts about diabetes, questions and answers about diabetes, and risk factors of diabetes are some of the information available from this site.
Food and Culture
- The Office of Minority Health: This Web site is a resource center for organizations and materials that are related to minority health issues and minority populations.
CSB/SJU Library Resources Related to Nutrition