Resources

It is always necessary to consult with your doctor about your nutrition and diet. Below is a listing of web sites that contain valuable ideas, tips, and information that you may want to discuss with your doctor.

National Institute on Aging

For more information on healthy eating and nutrition, visit the web site of the National Institute on Aging – U. S. Department of Health and Human Services by selecting the link below:
http://www.nia.nih.gov/

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

This site features nutritional information including the Food Pyramid, the Meat and Poultry Hotline, and much more. Access their web site by selecting the link below:
http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/!ut/p/_s.7_0_A/7_0_1OB?navtype=SU&navid=FOOD_NUTRITION

USDA and Food and Nutrition Services (FNS)

USDA and Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) is partnering with state agencies and local food stamp offices, advocacy groups, and community and faith-based organizations in the following locations to raise awareness of the nutrition benefits of the Food Stamp Program and how to apply.  Event participants can learn how to make healthier food choices on a tight family budget.
http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/

Nutrition.gov

This governmental web site provides easy, on-line access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers.
www.nutrition.gov

National Institute of Health Senior Health

Senior Health is an extension of the National Institute of Health designed for people age 60 and over who use the internet to research health information. http://nihseniorhealth.gov/listoftopics.html

American Dietetic Association

This nonprofit web site offers timely, science-based food and nutrition information. Some articles can only be accessed if you are of member status.
http://www.diet.com/store/facts/american-dietetic-association

American Diabetes Association

This nonprofit organization offers information about eating healthy, reading labels, and eating out in restaurants. Menus for healthy meals are available.
www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association

This nonprofit organization offers information about healthy lifestyles, diet, nutrition, and making healthy decisions.
www.americanheart.org