This site is from the American Dietetic Association. There are many
interactive components, including an interactive food guide pyramid link.
Information about The Journal of the ADA, and meetings and exhibition information
can also be found here. The latest ADA position papers are published at
this site as well.
The Berkeley Nutrition Services site features the National Cancer Institute
Block Questionnaire. Included at this site is a free dietary screening questionnaire
that provides immediate feedback. Validation information and references
are also presented.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is a nonprofit organization
that provides information on nutritional quality of our foods. CSPI publishes
a newsletter and the online information provides consumers with current
events in USDA and FDA guidelines. This site also contains a number of relevant
This site is dedicated to providing nutritional information from more
that 1,000 fast-food items. It is a searchable site that can even provide
nutritional information on specific restaurant food items. All information
is derived from the handbook "Fast Food Facts" published by the consumer
division of the Minnesota Attorney General's Office.
This is a web site to help with meal planning. It contains over 10,000
recipes. There are hot links for other cooking news web sites, and an "Ask
the Chef" link also. At this site you will also find a fun and games feature
that challenges your food and fitness knowledge.
This web site provides information about the Office of Dietary Supplements.
The ODS is committed to strengthening the knowledge and understanding of
dietary supplements through research and education. A number of definitions
and explanations regarding dietary supplements are provided.
This site provides access to the USDA's Food and Nutrition Information
Center which contains links to various nutrition resources, including an
interactive food guide pyramid. Food composition, dietary guidelines, healthy
eating index, and USDA reports can also be found here.
Two different calorie counters (an original and an enhanced version)
can be used at this site. Other information is provided on such topics as
"fat-replacers", reading food labels, recipes, physical activity,
and counting calories.
Even though this is a commercial site promoting a prescription diet
medication there is relevant and practical information relating to weight
loss. Included in this site is a BMI calculator that follows-up with a written
information relating to personal BMI results.
At this site you can get an assessment of your fitness level and find
out about different types of physical activity. There is also meal planning
feature that shows you how to balance the food you eat with physical activity.
The Cyberdiet page has a number of useful interactive assessment features,
including waist-to-hip ratio, target heart rate, body fat distribution,
calorie expenditure, BMI, and others. You will also find a nutritional profile,
daily food planner, and information on exercise, food facts, and eating
The mission of Weightloss2000.com is to provide practical information
that supports healthy and practical weight management and weight loss. Information
is presented related to obesity and weight loss with additional features
that consider eating habits, exercises, and more..