- Tiny Bites Big Calories
to assist you in understanding several measures that are used for determining overweight and obesity.
- American Dietetic Association
serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health and well-being.
Tip of the Day & Monthly Features are two valuable sections on this site,
visibly located on the front page.
National Center for Chronic Disease and Health Promotion
The center has a
dedicated to Nutrition and Physical Activity which includes many tips to
healthy eating. This site is a great link to many other credible governmental and private sites.
- Center for Science in the Public Interest
to define low-carb and other carbohydrate claims.
- 5 A Day
The 5 a Day
promotes an increase in fruit and vegetable consumption. This site is sponsored by the
- National Health, Lung and Blood Institute
Portion Distortion Quiz
: Do You Know How Food Portions Have Changed in 20 Years? from
- Shape Up America
Shape Up America
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life.
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
links scientific research with the nutritional needs of the American public. Dietary guidelines,
the food pyramid, and recipes are among the resources available on this site.
- Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
for Research on Human Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention provides information on
nutrition and chronic disease prevention. At the end of the day, it's calories that count.
To keep your own caloric intake in check, visit the Count Your Calories Because Calories Count
- Web MD Health
How to spot a fad diet?
While there is no set approach to identifying a fad diet, many share the same characteristics
such as promising a quick fix, lists of "good" and "bad" foods, eliminate one or more of the five
food groups, or sell a product.