Nutrition and Dietetics

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The web site of the clinical division of The American Society for Nutritional Sciences.

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The web site of the premier research society dedicated to the science of nutrition.

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The Census Bureau's Subjects A-Z is a starting point for locating data collected by the Federal government. Use USA.gov or another search engine to locate up-to-date information or to find resources not listed here.

This resource replaces FedStats.gov, which was last updated in 2007.

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"The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, known as CFSAN, is one of six product-oriented centers, in addition to a nationwide field force, that carry out the mission of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)." from web site

This site, a good place to look for the latest regulatory alerts, includes links to information on topics such as consumer advice, food labeling, nutrition and dietary supplements, pesticides and chemical contaminants, women's health, and food additives.

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The Department of Agriculture's mission is to provide leadership and direction on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues.

Mission areas for USDA include:

  • Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services
  • Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services
  • Food Safety
  • Marketing and Regulatory Programs
  • Natural Resources and Environment
  • Research, Education and Economics
  • Rural Development

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"The Food and Nutrition Information Center - a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971. Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers." from web site

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"FoodSafety.gov is a gateway website that provides links to selected government food safety-related information. Not every government web site is listed. When more than one government web site provides similar information, links will be provided to only one or two of those sites. Individuals with different backgrounds review all potential sites for inclusion on the FoodSafety.gov web site. This web site is part of the National Food Safety Information Network. It is maintained by FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition." from web site

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Reliable health and diet information, healthy recipes, reference articles, and an opportunity to email questions to a dietician.

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A unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, The Nutrient Data Laboratory provides authoritative food composition databases and composition data on foods available in the United States. The site includes a search engine for the USDA Nutrient Database.

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