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Below is  list of websites  you can turn to for expert nutrition information. I’ll be amending this list, so check back occasionally.

USDA’s nutrition site – This site contains information on government guidelines as well as food trackers and diet tips.

Dr. Joseph Mercola – On this site is a WEALTH of articles on a wide variety of topics

Dr. Joel Fuhrman – Dr. Fuhrman is an expert on how to live a mostly plant based lifestyle.

Dr. Axe – Dr. Axe’s site contains a plethora of articles, infographics, and videos about using nutrition to heal the body.

Weston A Price Foundation – This is a nutrition education site, based on the ground breaking nutrition research of Dr. Weston A Price.

Livestrong.com – A part of the Livestrong Foundation, formerly known as the Lance Armstrong Foundation, this site has many articles with basic nutrition and fitness information.

nutritionfacts.org-Michael Greger M.D.-“Physician and New York Times bestselling author who scours the world’s nutrition research to bring you free daily videos and articles. All proceeds from his books, DVDs, and speaking go to charity.”

Nutritional Research FoundationThe Nutritional Research Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports, encourages, and promotes clinical research to evaluate the impact of a high nutrient dense diet and related nutritional interventions on chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and autoimmune illnesses.

Eatright.org– Academy of Nutrition and Diatetics

Hawthorn University- This is a link to Hawthorn University’s free webinar archive.

Authority NutritionDaily articles about nutrition, weight loss, written by experts, based on scientific research.

The Nutrition Source-Harvard School of Public Health“leading authority on food and nutrition knowledge, providing science-based guidance for healthy living. Based at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health’s Department of Nutrition, The Nutrition Source offers comprehensive nutrition information through timely articles and FAQ’s, while recipes and tools, including The Healthy Eating Plate, facilitate the translation of food and nutrition knowledge into daily practice.”

Nutrition Journal“publishes novel surveillance, epidemiologic, and intervention research that sheds light on i) influences (e.g., familial, environmental) on eating patterns; ii) associations between eating patterns and health, and iii) strategies to improve eating patterns among populations.”

HealthyChildren.org-American Academy of Pediatrics

CDC-The Center for Disease Control Nutrition site-statistics, strategies, guidelines, resources and publications

National Diabetes Education Program– Offered by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease- The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts, supports, and coordinates research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health. The Institute supports clinical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields, as well as many basic science disciplines.

Medline Plus: United States National Library of Medicine/National Institute of “Health. MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, 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.

NIH News in Health – This is a ” A monthly newsletter from the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

National Institute of Health – “The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Department of Health and Human Services – “It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.

At this site, you can find out a variety of information, including:

Clear Health from NIH– This is basically a dictionary of different medical terms, diseases and disorders. They say: “If you or someone close to you has received a recent diagnosis, or if you are curious because you heard about a disease, disorder, or condition on the news or from friends and want a good place to find the basic information you are looking for, this is a good place to get started…

 

 

 

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