An online index to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library.
Arbor Nutrition Guide
Includes an alerting service when new links are added
Blonz Guide: Nutrition, Food Science and Health
Maintained by a nutritionist
Librarians' Internet Index: Nutrition and Food Safety
Websites you can trust, from a directory maintained by librarians
Local Food Systems--a webliography
Webliography compiled by a librarian
Links to resources on food, nutrition, and metabolism
Dietary Reference Intakes - DRIs
This set of books from the Institute of Medicine provides a "set of four reference values: Estimated Average Requirements (EAR), Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA), Adequate Intakes (AI), and Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (UL), that have replaced the 1989 Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs)."
Some titles are available online; others are in the Chemistry and Life Science libraries in book form.
Search the library catalog for exact locations.
MyPlate is an easy-to-understand visual cue to help consumers adopt healthy eating habits by encouraging them to build a healthy plate, consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Replaces the USDA Food Pyramid.
"Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers."
USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans
"...authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases." Full text is available in HTML and PDF formats.
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
"Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers."
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
Access to the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.
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"Diabetes Core Update is a monthly audio podcast devoted to presenting and discussing the latest clinically relevant articles from the American Diabetes Association’s four scholarly journals – Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Clinical Diabetes, and Diabetes Spectrum. Each episode is approximately 15 minutes long and presents 5-6 recently published articles from ADA journals. Intended for the busy health care professional who has little time to review journal articles in depth, Diabetes Core Update discusses how the latest research and information published in ADA journals are relevant to clinical practice and can be applied in a treatment setting."
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)
Feeding America (formerly America's Second Harvest)