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The Vegetarian Food Pyramid

The Vegetarian Food Pyramid

Document from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health describes guidelines for healthful vegetarian diets and answers frequently asked questions about vegetarian nutrition.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

Organic Trade Association: Organic Facts

Organic Trade Association: Organic Facts

Provides a comprehensive listing of organic facts including a definition of organic, information on genetic engineering and the use of antibiotics in agriculture. The Organic Trade Association promotes organic products, advocates for organic standards and supports scientific research into the environmental and nutritional impacts of organic product …
Subject: Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Nutrition

The Mayo Clinic – Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

The Mayo Clinic – Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

The famed Mayo Clinic provides numerous articles on nutrition and healthy eating. Here, “Learn the difference between organic foods and their traditionally grown counterparts.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Helpguide.org

Helpguide.org

“Helpguide???s mission is to help you understand, prevent, and resolve many of life???s challenges. Our goal is to empower you with the knowledge and support you need to take charge of your life and make healthy choices… Helpguide’s team consists of health experts, writers, and web professionals.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Health & Medical Sciences–Aging; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Carries out the mission of the Food and Drug Administration. Promotes and protects public health by “ensuring that the nation’s food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled, and that cosmetic products are safe and properly labeled.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Fats and Cholesterol – The Good, The Bad, and The Healthy Diet

Fats and Cholesterol – The Good, The Bad, and The Healthy Diet

Hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health this website includes facts about cholesterol and the connection it has to heart disease. Uniquely, the site analyzes specific types of fat in common oils and fats. Also, there is information about the relationship between dietary fats and different types of cancers.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Cholesterol

AthletesAdvisor.com

AthletesAdvisor.com

Nutrition, conditioning, and recruiting information for the college-bound student athlete. Features articles from contributing authors who are experts in their field as well as interviews with professional and collegiate athletes and coaches.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports; Health And Sexuality–Nutrition; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–General Sports News And Info; Health And Sexuality–Exercise

The Natural Food Hub

The Natural Food Hub

Information about growing and buying natural foods. Site also contains a newsletter and essays about nutrition and food consumption from an evolutionary perspective.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

Ask Dr. Weil

Ask Dr. Weil

An interactive site that features daily health questions from users. Old questions are archived by date or subject. The site also has a searchable directory of local holistic practitioners and a vitamin adviser that takes users through a series of online questions before making recommendations about the kinds of vitamins from which they may ben …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Vitamins & Minerals; Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

NuWire Investor

NuWire Investor

Provides news and current events related to “alternative investments”. Real estate news is included. Features “how to” articles from experts on topics from foreclosure auctions to creating portfolios.
Subject: Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Business & Economics–Finance; Business & Economics Blogs; Business & Economics–Real Estate

HealthScout Network’s Patient Guides: Cholesterol, Parts I & II

HealthScout Network’s Patient Guides: Cholesterol, Parts I & II

Website full of medical information of all kinds specifically related to health & nutrition of the heart. The site hosts a two-part guide that addresses the topic of cholesterol. The first part of this two-part Patient Guide, helps you learn the good and the bad about cholesterol, and whether your levels are too high, or just right. The second part …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Cholesterol

Facts on Coronary Heart Disease

Facts on Coronary Heart Disease

The National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute provides a set of information intended to educate those trying to prevent heart disease , as well as those with heart disease. The site explains the different types of cholesterol, ways to lower cholesterol, and provides a resource library for further exploration.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Cholesterol

March of Dimes: Caffeine in Pregnancy

March of Dimes: Caffeine in Pregnancy

This site gives information on the effects of caffeine on fertility, fetal development, nursing newborns and infants and gives a listing of the amount of caffeine in different food and beverages.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Caffeine; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

Slow Food USA

Slow Food USA

This website focuses on the US aspect of the international Slow Food movement. Particular emphasis is placed on supporting and celebrating the food traditions of North America. You can find information here about the movement, including events and membership information.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

International Slow Food Movement

International Slow Food Movement

This website focuses on the international Slow Food movement, an organization founded in 1986 to promote food and wine culture and defend food and agricultural biodiversity in the world. The site provides general information about the philosophy of Slow Food movement with particular emphasis paid to international events. The content of the websit …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Five A Day The Color Way

Five A Day The Color Way

This site encourages the reader to eat ‘five a day’ fruits and vegetables. Look for an explanation of the health benefits, recipes, and information on nutrition and nutrition research all about fruits and vegetables.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Health And Sexuality–Nutrition

The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (ON DPG)

The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (ON DPG)

“The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group or ON DPG is a dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association or ADA.” This site provides links to a database of resources for both professionals and patients, a newsletter, and recent research.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Health Information: Office of Dietary Supplements

Health Information: Office of Dietary Supplements

The Office of Dietary Supplements is part of the National Institute of Health. This page includes links to information about dietary supplements. Topics include: Background about Claims and Labeling, Informed Decision-Making, Consumer Safety, and Nutrient Recommendation Reports & Tables (DRIs & RDAs).
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Vitamins & Minerals; Health & Medical Sciences–Medications & Pharmaceuticals

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

This is the homepage of the National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is an institute of the National Institutes of Health which is “dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) researchers, and disseminating au …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine; Health & Medical Sciences–Medications & Pharmaceuticals

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry

“Jurisdiction over legislation on foreign agricultural trade; foreign market development; agriculture product promotion and domestic marketing programs; oversight of international commodity agreements and export controls on agricultural commodities; foreign assistance programs and Food for Peace; marketing orders; inspection and certifica …
Subject: Business & Economics–Agribusiness; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate Committees; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Animal Rights

Amber Waves

Amber Waves

Flagship magazine for the Economic Research Service (ERS), the main source of economic information and research from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Their mission is to inform and enhance public and private decisionmaking on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, natural resources, and rural development. Amber Waves is publish …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States; Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Business & Economics–Agribusiness; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Ask the Dietitian

Ask the Dietitian

In this site, Joanne Larsen M.S., R.D. registered dietitian, advises about topics related to diet and foods. As of February 19, 1996, the database contains 346 answers covering 61 topics such as Alcohol, Caffeine, Diabetes, Exercise, Junk Foods, and Vegetarian. We can look over the three screens of topics, and if we don’t find what we want to know, …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Viva Vine

Viva Vine

A “publication of the VivaVegie Society, New York City’s premier vegetarian-outreach organization.” Health and nutrition information, current news, research articles, commentary.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Vibrant Life

Vibrant Life

“A health and fitness magazine that combines the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of a healthy lifestyle in a practical Christian approach.”
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Christianity; Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Vegetarian Journal

Vegetarian Journal

“Readers receive practical tips for vegetarian meal planning, articles relevant to vegetarian nutrition, recipes, natural food product reviews, and an opportunity to share ideas with others. The Journal discusses the various aspects of a vegetarian diet, including health, environmental, ethical, and economic considerations. All nutrition articles a …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

Trim

Trim

A health and diet e-zine, sponsored by 24 Hour Fitness; containing feature articles on health conscious famous people, exercise tips, healthy recipes and outdoor adventures.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Prevention

Prevention

“Prevention helps readers stay healthy and vital. It informs nearly 12 million readers each month on new developments in nutrition, fitness, weight control, food preparation and body care; and it motivates them to take charge of their health.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening

In its print form, Organic Gardening has long been a trusted resource for both new and experienced organic gardeners. This companion website offers organic gardening tips and solutions, monthly advice, national events listing, links to other organic commercial sites and organizations, book recommendations, and subscription information for the prin …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Specific Plants & Gardening Techniques; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Nutrition Action Healthletter:Center for Science in the Public Interest

Nutrition Action Healthletter:Center for Science in the Public Interest

Monthly newsletter that the Center for Science in the Public Interest publishes giving specific tips for healthy eating. Provides a comparison of different brands of foods. Archived articles are all available online, organized by date.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Gourmet Connection Magazine

Gourmet Connection Magazine

The editors claim that this ezine is packed with ” fun things for the gourmet and health enthusiast to explore.” The contents include health and nutrition topics currently in the news, recipes (including ones for children to make), a “Just Ask! Nutrition Q&A” and reviews of food and food related products.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Delicious! Online

Delicious! Online

“Welcome to Delicious! Magazine online. Our purpose is to inspire health-conscious men and women to take responsibility for their health and well-being by providing the latest medical and scientific research in a practical, easy-to-understand format. The content of this website is for informational purposes only and should not be used as medical …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

The online version of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition contains an “Archive of All Online Issues: January 1966 – Present” (PDF or full-text only from 1/98-present) from the print publication which “is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes the latest worldwide basic and clinical studies relevant to human nutrition in topics such as obesit …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Nutrition.gov

Nutrition.gov

Your one stop for online federal information about nutrition, including links on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety. Links to government programs such as the Food Stamp Program, WIC (Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children), and the School Lunch and Breakfast programs, are available here as well.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

The Vegetarian Resource Group

The Vegetarian Resource Group

The Vegetarian Resource Group is a non-profit organization that educates the public on vegetarianism and related issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger. Its Web site includes vegetarian and vegan recipes and information about vegetarian and vegan health and nutrition, including information about children.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Vegetarian

Eat Well, Live Well

Eat Well, Live Well

“Providing up-to-date, reliable food and nutrition information to students, the general public, health professionals and kids. Includes general info, monthly newsletter, on-line surveys and resources, dietary assessment, research bibliography, etc.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet