Diet & Nutrition
The ADA Food and Nutrition Information resource covers a variety of
topics including a food pyramid, healthy eating tips, fact sheets for
kids and adults and a good nutrition reading list. The dietary guidelines’
section includes a chronology, food safety and instructions on how to
read a food label. It’s a good site for researching nutrition-related
topics. Some materials are available for free. Others need to be ordered
for a nominal fee.
Addresses the nutritional needs of girls ages 9-13 including the role
of calcium, the food pyramid, reading nutritiional labels and more.
Provided by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services.
The Food Timeline
Discover the origin of hamburgers, when the onion was first cultivated,
and when the pretzel was invented. This site offers a timeline of food
history and recipes and links to sites providing more information about
each food item. Created by the Morris County Library in New Jersey.
Internet Public Library
Consists of links to web sites dealing with a wide range of topics like
nutrition, the food pyramid, exercise, eating disorders, calcium and
vegetarianism for teens.
Kids: Staying Healthy
Articles on food, fitness, fun, exercise, and being good to your body.
Includes recipes. From the nonprofit group The Nemours Foundation.
Includes general information about nutrition plus information on how
it relates to pregnancy, disease, and children. Also links to research
and fact sheets from the FDA, the American Medical Association, and
other organizations. NOAH (The New York Online Access to Health) was
created by the New York Public Library and the New York Academy of Medicine.
Materials from the National Dairy Council supporting nutrition education
for children. It includes brochures, booklets, curriculum aids and posters
designed to teach children about food, nutrition, diet and health. The
Educators section contains lesson plans complete with objectives, materials
lists, instructions and student worksheets. Many of the activities are
interactive and focus on the five food groups.
Food & Fitness
Articles on nutrition, dieting, exercise, sports, food labels, healthy
eating, eating disorders, steroids, and more. Includes recipes. From
the nonprofit group The Nemours Foundation.
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