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ALHS 1060 - Diet and Nutrition: Web Resources

This guide is designed to provide students with easy access to course materials and introduce them to library resources that can be used to supplement the Diet and Nutrition course.

Web Resources

This Baylor University webpage contains excellent information on how to read an interpret nutrition labels.

  • Medline Plus

    "MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free." About Page

  • National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Disease

    This site is the National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive, & Kidney Diseases' nutrition and weight control informational source.

  • Nutrition

    This website is a portal to nutrition information across the agencies of the Federal Government.

  • Nutrition Action Health Letter

    The nutritional website of the Center for Science in the Public Interest features the topics from its newsletter.

  • Organic Farming Research Foundation

    OFRF is a non-profit organization founded in 1990 with the goal of advancing organic agriculture through scientific research. As a leading champion of organic farmers across the U.S., OFRF works to foster the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming systems by cultivating organic research, education, and federal policies that bring more farmers and acreage into organic production. Through these efforts, OFRF is creating a more resilient and sustainable agricultural system that values healthy environments and healthy people. (About page)

  • US Food and Drug Administration

    The Food and Drug Administration's website is a good source for information on dietary supplements

  • USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

    The United States Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion provides healthy eating guidelines.

  • Weight Loss Basics

    "Your weight is a balancing act, and calories are part of that equation. Fad diets may promise you that counting carbs or eating a mountain of grapefruit will make the pounds drop off. But when it comes to weight loss, it's calories that count." Home page


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