Nutrition Links

Calcium information - provided by the makers of Tums.
"A nonprofit education and advocacy organization that focuses on improving the safety and nutritional quality of our food supply and on reducing the carnage caused by alcoholic beverages."
Cyberdiet.net is a great resource. You enter your vitals and it tells you how many calories you need to maintain, increase or lose weight.
Diet Analysis - A little complicated, but for those who like calculator tools lets you enter the foods you've eaten for the day and then calculates the percentage of your RDAs in your intake.
Dietsite.com - provides an online diet and recipe analysis as well as diet, alternative nutrition and sports nutrition content. Special Sports Nutrition section.
Fast Food Finder lets you look at popular fast food restaurants by name and analyze the content of 1000 popular menu items. For instance Taco Bellís Mexican Pizza contains a whopping 570 calories, 330 of which are fat, and 36
grams of fat.
Food and Information Center is provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
International Food Information Council exists to provide sound, scientific information on food safety and nutrition to journalists, health professionals, educators, government officials and consumers. IFIC is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C.
Even includes a "Virtual Cookbook" of healthy recipes.
From Tufts University School of Nutrition Science and Policy contains well organized links to everything youíd ever want to know about nutrition . . . and more!
The American Society for Nutritional Science home page and journal.
Lots of nutritional links, resources, and calculators.
Developed by the School of Medicine. Good information on sensible eating and dieting.
Donít let the boring web design fool you! This contains a wealth of information. The anatomy stuff is a lot more interesting than the nutritional stuff! Not to be missed are the cutaway slices from head to toe! It may take a while to load, depending on your system, but is worth waiting for, and youíll never want to eat a slice of ham again!

 

Lat updated, Sunday, February 11, 2001 11:53