Nutrition Sites

Basic Nutrition Sites

My Plate, USDA (The Food Guide Pyramid)
One size doesn't fit all. MyPyramid Plan can help you choose the foods, amounts that are right for you; provides a quick estimate of what, and how much you need to eat
Click on 'getting started' to begin; for a detailed assessment of your food intake and physical activity level, click on MyPyramid Tracker.

Produce for Better Health Foundation (Also visit the "old" www.5aday.com site)
Fresh, Frozen, Canned, Dried or 100% Juice
When it comes to good nutrition, all forms of fruits and vegetables matter. Visit to learn why and ways to kids involved.

The National Dairy Council
Recipes, health tips, health weight diary and more

The American Dietetic Association
Your link to nutrition and health tips, fact sheets, campaigns, research studies, and policy initiatives and advocacy. Read ADA's latest publications for consumers and health professionals.

Registered Dietitians
Authors of the nutrition counter series for Pocket Books®

Weight Loss, Personal Nutrition Assessment, Nutrition Analysis and Meal Planning

Nutrition Analysis Tools and System
Energy and nutrition analysis tool

7-Day Menu Planner
Plan your meals a week at a time or pick and choose your favorites. Each meal comes with a handy shopping list.

Food and Health Communications
Adult BMI calculator; educator resources -- some free, some cost

Meals Matter
Healthy eating and meal planning made easier

Culinary, Recipes and Food Reference

Food, Cooking and Free Recipes from Chefs.com
"Chefs.com is a passionate online community that shares it thoughts and recipes about food and its social connections. It engages its visitors with helpful and entertaining recipes and information about food as it relates to cultural heritage, history, celebrations, and get-togethers" www.chefs.com/about.aspx

Cook It Quick: University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Helping you prepare healthy food in a hurry! Monthly editions and links to lots of food sites.

National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute
The Dash eating plan for blood pressure control

National Institutes of Health: What I need to know about Eating and Diabetes
Information clearing house on diabetes, heart disease, cholesterol, smoking, weight loss, and more

Walking for Fitness - Weight Loss - Exercise
Walking and other physical activity for fitness, weight loss and calorie burning calculators

Cooking Resources :: Cooking Calculator
Cooking resources, cooking calculators, measuring equivalencies and more!

Purdue University Extension
Substitutions and equivalents in food ingredients

Purdue University Extension
Altering recipes for better health

University of Nebraska–Lincoln
List of food company web sites; examples, Campbell's Soup and Quaker Oats

Food Reference
Trivia, posters, books, events, history, schools, art, crosswords, product shopping, apparel, festivals, etc!

Epicurious
Expert cooking tips and advice

Nutrition, Health Care, Lifecycle and Lifestyle Eating

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
A guide to reliable health information, disease conditions, injuries, organizations, drug databases, dietary guidelines and consumer guides.

Consumer health source book

Local and National Commodities; Industries and Associations whose Web sites have good nutrition information

Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health
Nutrition services and programs available in North Carolina

Got Milk? ™
The place where celebrities, contests and events, meet free milk merchandise, milk mustaches and milk recipes! This site promises to make your taste buds tango. A fun site to learn!

National Dairy Council and WEB MD®, Dairy and other healthy habits

The American Egg Board
A wealth of eggciting information to share with consumers, health professionals, teachers, foodservice operators, retail marketers, and food manufacturers; site includes recipes and nutrition information

Food Safety Resources

Food and Drug Administration
Comprehensive food safety information and resources

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is not responsible for the content of these Web sites. 
They are listed as resources for general nutrition information and as a guide for reputable internet options.

Last Updated : 2012-02-07