Food Nutrient Search
USDA Food Nutrient Database
You can either search for a specific food or browse through lists of foods organized by category. New and improved.
American Dietetic Association (ADA)
Nutrition and contact information; abstracts from their Journal.
CDC: Nutrition and Physical Activity
This program provides science-based activities for children and adults that address the role of nutrition and physical activity in health promotion and the prevention and control of chronic diseases.
Fruits and Veggies Matter
The CDC says we need to eat more fruits and vegetables to stay healthy. The National Fruit & Vegetable Alliance is trying to get Americans to do just that but without success. "The average American eats 1.13 servings of vegetables and .68 servings of fruit a day. Only about 7 percent of Americans eat at least five servings of produce a day, which is the minimum recommended by the CDC."
Harvard School of Public Health: The Nutrition Source
Nutrition Source gathers the latest news on health and diet compiled by the nationally renowned faculty from the Department of Nutrition at HSPH and aimed at providing timely information on diet and nutrition for clinicians, allied health professionals, and the public.
Health.gov: Dietary Guidelines
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is published jointly every 5 years by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA).
My Fitness Pal
Use this online application to track your daily food intake and exercise.
Self Nutrition Data
NutritionData (ND) generates nutrition facts labels and provides simplified nutritional analyses for all foods and recipes.
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Go here for promotional materials about good nutrition, including dietary guidelines.
- My Plate (formerly my food pyramid)
World's Healthiest Foods
An independent website by the George Mateljan Foundation that provides information about and incentives for eating healthy unprocessed foods.
Pittsburgh Dietetic Association
Their website provides contact information on registered dieticians in the Pittsburgh area
UPMC Nutrition Services
UPMC Nutrition Services is one of the premier nutrition programs in the country. Their website has diet and nutrition information on a variety of topics.
University of Pittsburgh Nutrition and Obesity Research Center
ONRC focuses on behavioral aspects of obesity and behavioral treatment of this disease.
University of Pittsburgh: Sports Medicine and Nutrition
Part of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition program (CDN) offers undergraduate and graduate programs in dietetics.
Written for consumers, patients, and families seeking reliable information about nutritional support for people with cancer, this comprehensive guide offers the latest information about using nutrition to optimal advantage during the cancer journey.
Joy Bauer's Food Cures: Easy 4 Step Nutrition Programs for Improving Your Body
Nutrition counselor Joy Bauer gives readers easy ways to create healthy meals to benefit the whole family.
The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Eat and Why
Weight loss expert and diet guru Johnny Bowden tells readers which foods to eat more of and which foods to stay away from.
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The iconic Betty Crocker brand provides women of all ages with recipes to maintain health and wellness.
Jean Carper's Complete Healthy Cookbook: A Comprehensive, Science-based Nutrition Guide With More than 200 Delicious Recipes
Vitamin guru, broadcaster, and columnist Jean Carper uses the world of science to develop great food using healthy ingredients.
American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide
The fourth edition of this cornerstone guide from the American Dietetic Association, written by nationally recognized food and nutrition expert and registered dietitian Roberta Duyff, covers the basics on nutrition, managing weight and healthy eating.
Raising a Healthy Eater: Help Your Kids Develop a Taste for Good Nutrition
Teach your children lessons for a healthy diet and lifestyle at a young age.
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Written for the popular reader and students at high school level and above, the entries offer clear descriptions, discussion of controversy, health benefits and concerns, and examples of a daily diet.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Total Nutrition Cooking
The Idiot's Guide series weighs in with healthy cooking strategies presented in a clear, concise, and easy to follow format.
A standard in nutritional information for consumers, the Nutrition Almanac is on its 5th edition and has been providing information to the health conscious for thirty years.
Can Diets be Harmful?
Can something that is supposed to be beneficial actually be more harm than good? Does dieting deprive us of valuable nutrients?
What to Eat
Marion Nestle aims to debunk common food myths that food corporations have led consumers to believe.
This book presents the theory that low carb and low glycemic index foods could be beneficial to health and wellness.
David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
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This Opposing Viewpoints book consists of essays for and against controversial nutrition topics, such as organic versus non-organic food, industrial versus local food, etc.
The MediterrAsian Way: A Cookbook and Guide to Health, Weight Loss, and Longevity, Combining the Best Features of Mediterranean and Asian Diets and Lifestyles
Fusion cuisine is commonplace in America's restaurants and kitchens. But can it benefit one's overall health?
What to Eat for What Ails You: How to Treat Illnesses by Changing the Food and Vitamins in Your Diet
Food as medicine has been practiced for millennia. This modern day approach claims that what you eat can dramatically affect your wellbeing.
Feed Your Family Right: How to Make Smart Food and Fitness Choices for a Healthy Lifestyle
Feed your family right and become a healthy household.
Nutrition at Your Fingertips
A registered dietician offers a guide to nutrition's latest findings; explanations of vitamins and minerals, fats, carbohydrates, fiber, and proteins; daily requirements; healthy weight evaluation and management.
Browse the Catalog & Shelves
For library materials on this topic, browse these subject headings in the library catalog and use these Library of Congress Classification Numbers to browse the shelves in the library.
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