More Resources from Contemporary Nutrition Book

I haven’t given any updates on this for a while, so here are some resources that you might like. I hope all the links work for you. I’m starting with Chapter 4. Chapters 1-3 are covered in a previous post in the Resources category.

Chapter 4 – Carbohydrates

www.diabetes.org and http://ndep.nih.gov/.

Chapter 5 – Lipids (aka, Fats)

www.americanheart.org, www.healthfinder.gov/tours/heart.htm, and www.nhlbi.nih.gov/.

Chapter 6 – Proteins

www.mhhe.com/wardlawcont7 for quizzes, flash cards, other activities, and weblinks.

Chapter 7 – Energy Balance and Weight Control

www.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm or call 800-WIN-8098, www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/index.htm, www.caloriecontrol.org, www.weight.com, www.obesity.org, and www.cyberdiet.com.

Also, check the Journal of American Dietetic Association, the Journal of the American Medical Association, or The New England Journal of Medicine.

Chapter 8 – Vitamins

www.acsh.org, www.quackwatch.com, www.ncahf.org, http://dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov/, www.eatright.org, and www.usp.org/USPVerified/dietarySupplements.

Chapter 9 – Water and Minerals

www.nsf.org/consumer (bottled water info), www.nhibl.hih.gov/guidelines/hypertension, www.nof.org or call 800-464-6700 (National Osteoporosis Foundation), and www.nationaldairycouncil.org.

Chapter 10 – Nutrition: Fitness and Sports

www.ais.org.au/nutrition/supplements.asp and http://topendsports.com/.

Chapter 11 – Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Conditions

www.4women.gov/bodyimage, www.aedweb.org, www.nationaleatingdisorders.org, http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/eatingdisorders.cfm.

[Update as of April 3, 2013: the NIMH link has been updated to the following: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/eating-disorders/complete-index.shtml. Also, a group called Recovery Connection asked me to add a link to their site: http://www.recoveryconnection.org/compulsive-overeating-binge-eating/.]

Chapter 12 – Undernutrition Throughout the World

www.unaids.org

Chapter 13 – Safety of Food and Water

www.FoodSafety.gov, www.homefoodsafety.org, www.epa.gov/safewater, and www.fightbac.org.

Chapter 14 – Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

www.lalecheleague.org, www.breastfeeding.com, www.breastfeeding.org, and www.nal.usda.gov/wicworks, and www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fas/.

Chapter 15 – Nutrition from Infancy Through Adolescence

www.cdc.gov/growthcharts, www.aap.org (American Academy of Pediatrics), and http://mypyramid.gov/kids/index.html.

Chapter 16 – Nutrition During Adulthood

www.amfoundation.org, http://nccam.nih.gov, http://abc.herbalgram.org, http://camps.stanford.edu, http://ods.od.nih.gov, www.naturaldatabase.com, www.alz.org, www.nia.nih.gov, www.americangeriatrics.org, www.aoa.gov (Administration of Aging), www.cancer.org, www.cancer.gov, http://cancer.med.upenn.edu, www.yourdiseaserisk.harvard.edu.

Appendices:

www.hc-sc.gc.ca, www.dietitians.ca, www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca, http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an-food-guide-ailment-index_e.html, http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-ailment/myguide-monguide/index_e.html, www.healthcanada.gc.ca/foodguide, http://canadagazette.gc.ca/partII/2003/20030101/html/sor11-e.html, et al.

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