Boston University Sargent Choice Nutrition Center

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Nutrition and Health

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Food and nutrition professionals committed to improving the nation’s health through research, education and advocacy.

Center for Science in the Public Interest: Advocacy organization for science-based nutrition, health, food safety, and alcohol policy. Publisher of Nutrition Action Healthletter.

HealthCastle.Com: Online nutrition community and resource library managed by registered dietitians.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Scientific research on medical and health care systems, practices, and products not considered part of conventional medicine.

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements: Evaluation of scientific research on dietary supplements including vitamins, minerals, plant extracts, enzymes, amino acids, and hormonal products.

Nutrition.Gov: Gateway to government information about nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety.

Healthy Cooking

Cooking Light: Magazine and website emphasizing traditional recipes made with less fat and calories

EatingWell: Magazine and website emphasizing flavorful recipes made with healthy ingredients.

Epicurious: Extensive online recipe and menu collections including healthy and vegetarian choices.

Food Network: Registered Dietitian Ellie Krieger provides encouraging tips and creative recipes on the Food Network’s Healthy Eating pages.

Vegetarian Cooking

Nasoya: Information and recipes developed for Nasoya products including silken, soft, regular, firm, and extra-firm tofu.

Mollie Katzen: Large selection of vegetarian recipes by best-selling vegetarian cookbook author Mollie Katzen.

Moosewood Restaurant Recipe Archive: Vegetarian recipes from the famous Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York.

Post Punk Kitchen: Vegan recipe collection sorted by ingredient, course/dish, author and dietary considerations.

VegCooking: Recipes and resources for vegan cooking, shopping and dining out.

Vegetarian Times: Magazine and website promoting a healthy vegetarian lifestyle.

Food Specific Resources

National Peanut Board: Nutrition, peanut allergy information and recipes provided by the National Peanut Board.

Nuthealth.Org: Nutrition information and recipes for almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, and walnuts provided by the International Tree Nut Council.

Soy Connection: Nutrition information and recipes for soy-based foods provided by the United Soybean Board.

Whole Grains Council: A consortium of industry, scientists, and chefs committed to increasing consumption of whole grains for better health.

World’s Healthiest Foods: Advocacy organization focused on helping consumers select and prepare nutrient-dense, whole foods.

Local, Organic & Sustainable Eating

Alternative Farming Systems Information Center: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) catalog of information about alternative agriculture

Certified Naturally Grown: Non-profit alternative certification program tailored for small-scale, direct-market farmers using natural methods

Eat Well Guide: Online directory of family farms, restaurants, and other outlets for fresh, locally grown food in the United States and Canada.

Local Harvest: Online directory of small farms, farmers markets, and other local food sources designed to help people establish direct contact with small farms in their local area.

National Farmers Market Directory: USDA directory of farmers markets and information about starting a farmers market.

Physical Activity Resources

America on the Move: National non-profit organization promoting healthful eating and active living among individuals, families, and communities.

American College of Sports Medicine: Sports medicine and exercise science professionals committed to physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life through research, education, and practice.

Fitness.Gov: The health, physical activity, fitness and sports information website of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.

Map My Run: Fitness training support through maps, workout logs, fitness calculators/tools, and user-led community groups.

Food and Nutrition Blogs

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