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Nutrition Resources  

Resources for patrons with a non-medical background. General nutrition information. Consult your physician first before starting any specific diet plan.
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Look for information at these sites:; Academy of Nutrition; World's Healthiest Foods; American Nutrition Association; World Health Organization; Food and Nutrition info Center,

     National Agricultural Library, United States Department of Agricultural; First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative against childhood obesity


Rather use a book? Grab one of these!

Mayo Clinic on Healty Weight

    by Don Hensrud, (2002)

The World's Healthiest Foods

    by George Mateljan, (2007)

Family Nutrition Book

     by William and Martha Sears (1999)


American Food Holidays--Almost every day, there is something to celebrate!

From the Nibble, Great Food Finds, the magazine of speciality foods.

Look it up. Celebrate each day with some fun, nutritious food!

Type in the "Nibble" and search "American Food holidays" for a month-by-month list, day-by-day.

There's always something yummy to celebrate!


    The food pyramid has had a make-over! It's now "MyPlate"!


    Look up these blogs--

    nutritionblognetwork- written by Registered Dieticians

    healthcastle- written by Registered Dieticians

    fitnessmagazine- from the publishers of Fitness Magazine


    Magazines- for fast information and news

    Cooking Light                           

    Diabetic Cooking               

    Eating Well                     

    Fitness Magazine            

    Gluten Free Living

    Health Magazine

    Kashrus - a publication about Kosher foods

    Kiwi - a magazine written for mothers about children's nutrition

    Prevention Magazine

    Weight Watchers Magazine

    Whole Living

    Be advised. These publications may attempt to influence purchasing choices.


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    If it sounds too good to be true...consult here.


    This is a wonderful place to check the claims of doctors or products against truth and fact.


    MedlinePlus database

    Medical information database.

    This is written in language that is easily understandable. 

    From the people at the National Instute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.

    This is paid for by your tax dollars and is, therefore, open to the public.


    You are what you eat!

    So, make it fresh, wholesome, good, and pure!

    Good and good for you!


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