Eat Right Georgia

Web Resources for Food, Nutrition & Health Information

American Dietetic Association: Food and nutrition information from the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Click "Read More" to view an extensive list of food and nutrition resources.

http://www.eatright.org/Public/

My Pyramid: offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food choices based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

http://www.mypyramid.gov/

National Dairy Council: The leader in dairy nutrition research, education and communication.

http://www.nationaldairycouncil.org/

USDA Food & Nutrition Service: Ensures access to nutritious, healthful diets for all Americans through food assistance and nutrition education for consumers.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/

Aging

Live Well Age Well: promotes healthy aging and healthy living by focusing on chronic disease prevention and health promotion related to nutrition, physical activity and lifestyle management of older adults.

http://www.livewellagewell.info/

Disease Management

American Cancer Society: Nutrition for the Person with Cancer.

http://www.cancer.org/docroot/MBC/MBC_6.asp

American Diabetes Association: An organization with the mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by this disease.

http://www.diabetes.org/

American Heart Association: HeartHub for patients.

http://www.hearthub.org/index.htm

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition: Information for Patients and Caregivers

http://www.nutritioncare.org/wcontent.aspx?id=256

National Kidney Foundation: Nutrition and Diet resources for individuals with kidney disease.

http://www.kidney.org/atoz/atozTopic_Nutrition-Diet.cfm

Food Safety

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

www.fda.gov/food/default.htm

Gateway to US Government Food Safety Information: Provides links to selected government food safety-related information.

http://www.foodsafety.gov/

General Health Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Your Online Source for Credible Health Information.

http://www.cdc.gov/

MedlinePlus: Health information from the National Library of Medicine.

http://medlineplus.gov/

National Institutes of Health: Health information from the Nation’s Medical Research Agency.

http://health.nih.gov/

Office of Dietary Supplements: Provides information on the use and safety of dietary supplements.

http://ods.od.nih.gov/

Sports & Fitness

American College of Sports Medicine: Devoted to public awareness and education about the benefits of physical activity.

http://www.acsm.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=General_Public

State & Local Resources

Atlanta Local Food Initiative (ALFI) - An Atlanta local food initiative that is partnering with community groups, professional organizations, farmers, government agencies and local businesses to raise awareness of the importance in purchasing and eating locally for good health, the environment and local economy.

http://www.atlantalocalfood.org/

Georgia Department of Community Health – Live Healthy Georgia: A campaign designed to help the people of Georgia live healthier lives and to reduce the burden of chronic disease and other illnesses.

http://www.livehealthygeorgia.org/

Georgia Organics – Organic Directory: a listing of farms, markets and businesses supporting sustainable foods and farms in Georgia.

http://www.georgiaorganics.org/organic_directory

 

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