Web Resources

 
  
  
Description
  
  
Nutrition
The world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. (Formerly the American Dietetic Association.)
http://www.eatright.org
  
Nutrition
A non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity by empowering kids nationwide to make healthy lifestyle choices.
http://www.healthiergeneration.org
  
Nutrition
Provides ideas and resources on how to serve healthier school meals, offer healthier snacks & beverages, encourage healthy eating, organize “Healthy” fundraisers, and throw healthier school parties.
https://www.healthiergeneration.org/take-action/schools/wellness-topics/smart-snacks
  
Promotion
Health-related posters and other materials available for purchase.
http://www.allposters.com/-st/Health-Posters_c13464_.htm
  
Promotion
Nutrition-related posters and other materials available for purchase.
http://www.allposters.com/-st/Nutrition-Posters_c79654_.htm
  
Nutrition
Provides recipes of a wide range of cuisines.
http://www.allrecipes.com
  
Special Dietary
Provides information for teens living with diabetes.
https://www.diabetes.org/resources/students
  
Special Dietary
Provides information about a leading meatless burger alternative.
https://www.kraftrecipes.com/product/00759283334455/boca-original-vegan-veggie-burgers-4-count-box
  
Interactive
Online body mass index (BMI) calculator.
http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/index.html
  
Health and Safety
Provides information and resources on food safety.
http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/
  
Nutrition
Provides a wide spectrum of information on nutrition related topics.
http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/
  
Nutrition
Produced by the USDA, this site provides nutrition information and dietary recommendations for all Americans.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov
  
Promotion
This site includes a number of print materials, available as downloadable PDFs. Some materials are also available in limited quantities for free through the site's online ordering system.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/print-materials-ordering.html
  
Nutrition
Provides nutrition tips, recipes, videos, fitness guides, and other resources about food, nutrition, and healthful living.
http://www.cookinglight.com
  
Nutrition
Produced by the USDA and HHS, this site provides evidence-based nutrition information and advice. These guidelines serve as the basis for Federal food and nutrition education programs.
http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines
  
Nutrition
This guide highlights fruits and vegetables with the least and most exposure to pesticides.
http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/
  
Farms and Gardens
Provides information on programs that promote and serve locally produced foods in cafeterias of schools, colleges, and other institutions.
http://agr.wa.gov/Marketing/SmallFarm/docs/102-FarmToCafeteriaConnections-Web.pdf
  
Farms and Gardens
Provides resources for farmers, food service professionals and community members in developing Farm-to-Cafeteria programs in Washington. It provides locally relevant information and an overall look at Farm-to-Cafeteria programs from all across the country.
http://agr.wa.gov/Marketing/SmallFarm/docs/102-FarmToCafeteriaConnections-Web.pdf
  
Health and Safety
HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.
https://www.fda.gov/food/guidanceregulation/haccp/default.htm
  
Promotion
Publisher of fun and engaging nutrition education materials for dietitians, healthcare professionals, families, and teachers.
http://www.foodandhealth.com
  
Nutrition
Provides recipes, videos, and other culinary information.
http://www.foodnetwork.com
  
Nutrition
The Seasonal Food Guide is most comprehensive national database of seasonal food available in the US.
https://foodprint.org/eating-sustainably/seasonal-food-guide/
  
Health and Safety
Provides a broad array of foodservice and food safety solutions.
http://www.fsafood.com
  
Nutrition
Fruits & Veggies–More Matters® is a health initiative focused on helping Americans increase fruit & vegetable consumption for better health.  The program is spearheaded by Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to help spread the word about the health benefits of adding MORE fruits & veggies to your diet.
https://fruitsandveggies.org/
  
Special Dietary
Provides information about a leading meatless burger alternative.
http://www.gardenburger.com
  
Nutrition
An encyclopedia of over 1,600 health topics from the most trusted sources.
http://www.healthfinder.gov/
  
Nutrition
Provides heart-healthy recipes, easy meal plans, and inspiring articles.
https://millionhearts.hhs.gov/learn-prevent/recipes.html
  
Nutrition
Provides information and recipes for starting Meat Free Mondays.
http://www.meatfreemondays.com
  
Special Dietary
Provides information about a leading producer of meatless products.
http://www.morningstarfarms.com
  
Farms and Gardens
Provides information to connect schools and local farms in  order to improve student nutrition while supporting local and regional farmers.
http://www.farmtoschool.org
  
Special Dietary
Provides a full list of diseases and recommended diets.
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases
  
Health and Safety
Provides information and training on the ServSafe food handler certification.
http://www.servsafe.com
  
Interactive
Provides information on the changes in the size of food portions in the last 20 years.
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan/eat-right/portion-distortion.htm
  
Nutrition
Provides fact sheets for various dietary supplements.
http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/list-all/
  
Nutrition
Provides easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers.
http://www.nutrition.gov
  
Promotion
A provider of visual materials for nutrition education such as handouts, posters, PowerPoint presentations, and more.
http://www.nutritioneducationstore.com
  
Special Dietary
Provides information about how to start a vegetarian/vegan diet, recipes, restaurant finder and more.
https://www.peta.org/living/food/free-vegan-starter-kit/
  
special dietary
The healthy school lunch campaign is dedicated to improving the food served to children in schools by educating government and school officials, food service workers, parents, and others about the food choices best able to promote children’s current and long-term health.
https://www.pcrm.org/health/healthy-school-lunches
  
Nutrition
Provides information to foodservice professionals and child nutrition programs.
http://www.schoolnutrition.org/
  
Nutrition
Provides school lunchrooms with evidence-based tools to improve child eating behaviors and improve the health of children.
http://www.smarterlunchrooms.org
  
Nutrition
A service of the USDA providing children and low-income people access to food, healthful diets, and nutrition education.
http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/
  
Nutrition
Provides information about national school lunch program, fresh fruit and vegetable program, school breakfast program, and special milk program.
https://www.fns.usda.gov/cn
  
Farms and Gardens
A list of available Farm-to-School related resources.
https://www.fns.usda.gov/farmtoschool/farm-school
  
Nutrition
Provides expanded nutrient profile data and links to related agricultural and experimental research.
https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/
  
Health and Safety
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is the public health agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture responsible for ensuring that the nation's commercial supply of meat, poultry, and egg products is safe, wholesome, and correctly labeled and packaged.
http://www.fsis.usda.gov
  
Special Dietary
Provides information about starting a vegan diet.
http://www.vegan.org/
  
Special Dietary
Provides information about a vegan diet and lifestyle.
http://vegan.com
  
Special Dietary
Provides nutrition information, recipes, food service, and guides/handouts.
http://www.vrg.org/
  
Special Dietary
Provides information on veganism and its philosophical and dietary considerations.
http://www.vrg.org/nutshell/vegan.htm
  
Special Dietary
Provides information and resources on vegetarian and vegan diets.
http://www.vrg.org/nutrition/
  
Special Dietary
Provides information on vegetarianism and its philosophical and dietary considerations.
http://www.vrg.org/nutshell/nutshell.htm
  
Special Dietary
Provides access to vegetarian recipe database, newsletters, blogs, and more.
http://www.vegetariantimes.com/
  
Farms and Gardens
Provides information about making healthy food accessible to all.
http://www.whyhunger.org/portfolio?topicId=38
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