Nutrition Education Curriculum

Web Links

The following web links represent resources and information relevant to nutrition. The sites represent organizations, government sites as well as private companies. While the sites are not maintained or influenced by the NAA, they contain information that might be useful. Some of the sites have officially been recommended by the NAA consortium and this is indicated.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

*NAA Recommended

General Information

American Dietetic Association*
American Society for Nutritional Sciences
Center for Disease Control*
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, USDA*
Healthfinder
Institute of Food Science and Technology*
MEDLINEplus Health Information
Nutrition.gov
Family and Community Health*
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory*
The Vegetarian Resources
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Family Physicians: is nutrition interaction possible?
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Virtual Seminars for disseminating nutrition curriculum ideas
MEDLINE PLUS: Health topics
MEDLINE PLUS: Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
Life Extension Foundation
NN/LM Guide
Nutrition in Medicine

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Professional Organizations
American Academy of Family Physicians*
American College of Gastroenterology*
American Dietetic Association*
American Medical Association
Center of Science in the Public Interest*

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Journals
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition*
KARGER
Archives of Internal Medicine
Australian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
European Journal of Nutrition
Food and Nutrition Bulletin
Gastroenterology
International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research
JAMA
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Journal of Immunology
Journal of Lipid Research
The Lancet
New England Journal of Medicine
Nutrition
PNAS

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Consumer Health
Center of Science in the Public Interest
Discovery Health
Grains Nutrition Information Center*
Healthy People 2010*
Inteli Health
Meals for You
34 Menopause Symptoms
National Women's Health Information Center
Nutrition Action Healthletter
Phytopia Cookbook
Tufts Health and Nutrition Newsletter

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Assessment
American Society for Nutritional Sciences
Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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AIDS
The Body

Cancer
American Cancer Society*
American Institute for Cancer Research
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Nation Cancer Institute
OncoLink: A University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource*

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Cardiovascular (heart) Disease
National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute*
National Cholesterol Education Program*

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Celiac Disease
Celiac Disease and Gluten-free Support Page

Diabetes
American Diabetes Association*
American Association of Diabetes Educators
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases*

Digestive Diseases
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition*
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases

Osteoporosis
National Institute of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases*
National Osteoporosis Foundation
MEDLINE Plus Osteoporosis info
The Osteoporosis Center

Renal
National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases

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Food Issues: Allergy, Labeling, Safety

Allergies
American Academy of Family Practice-allergies
Food Allergy Network*
National Institute for allergy and infectious diseases

Labeling
Kids Health for Parents

Safety
The Food and Drug Administration*
Food Safety and Inspection Service
foodsafety.gov

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Physical Fitness
American College of Sports Medicine
The President's Council on Physical fitness and sports


Lifespan

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
Nutrition During Pregnancy

Infants (0-2 years)
March of Dimes*
Women, Infants and Children*

Children (2-10 years)
Children's Nutrition Research Center*
Kids Food CyberClub
National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

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Dietary Supplements/Botanicals
The American Botanical Council (ABC)*
National Office of Dietary Supplements*

Obesity and Weight Management
Shape Up America!*
The Weight-control Information Network (WIN)

Support: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition*

Hypertension
American Heart Association

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Produced by The Learning Resource Center - Office of Medical Student Education
Initial development by Virginia Uhley, PhD, RD
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