American Diabetes Association
The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and
cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
Information on nutrition, exercise, diabetes treatment and prevention,
advocacy, community programs and events is included. English and Spanish
language sections are available.
With nearly 70,000 members, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the nation�s
largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. AND's dynamic Web
site, www.eatright.org, contains a wealth of nutrition information for
consumers and the media, featuring approximately 5,000 pages of content from
news releases and consumer tips to Nutrition Fact Sheets, consumer FAQs and the
Good Nutrition Reading List. Consumers seeking the services of a registered
dietitian can use the Find a Nutrition Professional feature on AND's Web site.
American Heart Association
The mission of the American Heart Association is to reduce disability and
death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Information on nutrition,
exercise, heart disease treatment and prevention, advocacy, community programs
and events is included. English and Spanish language sections are available.
American Institute for Cancer
The American Institute for Cancer Research is the cancer charity that
fosters research on diet and cancer prevention and educates the public about
the results. AICR�s publications provide clear, easy-to-understand, unbiased
information based on the latest research on diet, nutrition and cancer.
Center for Science in the Public Interest
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a consumer advocacy
organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and
advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with
current, useful information about their health and well-being.
MedlinePlus Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health
and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions. There are also
lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical
dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on
prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and
links to thousands of clinical trials.
New York State Dietetic
Official site of The New York State Dietetic Association, an affiliate of the
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. NYSDA is the advocate of the dietetic
profession, serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition,
health, and well being.
Nutrition.gov provides easy access to the best food and nutrition information
from across the federal government and educational institutions. It serves as a
gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical
activity, and food safety for consumers, educators and health professionals.
Quackwatch, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat
health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies. Its primary focus is on
quackery-related information that is difficult or impossible to get elsewhere.