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Nutrition Tips and Links

For Timely Health and Nutrition Tips, Check Out These Great Resources

American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association is your source for trustworthy, science-based food and nutrition information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Homepage for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Learn about some basic nutrition concepts to help you sort through nutrition research and dietary advice.
Features practical information and tips to help you build a healthier diet based on USDA's new food guidance icon, MyPlate.

US Food and Drug Administration
Homepage for the US Food and Drug Administration.

President's Council Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Provides information about the President's Council Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)
From the National Agricultural Library for USDA, provides a directory to credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators and government personnel.

The International Food Information Council Foundation provides food safety, nutrition, and healthful eating information.
A gateway Web site that provides links to selected government food safety-related information, including food recalls and alerts.

Fruits and Veggies More Matters
Fruits and Veggies more matters: Links to many resources for the Fruits & Veggies - More Matters Program, a national initiative to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables and promote good health. Includes links geared to children, parents and teachers as well as Spanish resources.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Portal to the web sites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal departments and agencies.
Provides access to consumer resources concerning nutrition, physical fitness, and disease prevention.

America's Move to Raise A Healthier Generation of Kids
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.
Smart nutrition starts here. Provides easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers. A service of the National Agricultural Library, USDA.

Team Nutrition
Strives to improve children's lifelong eating and physical activity habits by using the principles of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

United States Department of Agriculture
Homepage of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Web site provides free, reliable health information for women everywhere. Healthy eating and physical activity go hand in hand. Once you learn the basics, you'll find that eating healthy and staying active isn't hard at all.