Wouldn’t it be nice to have access to a portable nutrition library whenever you need it? Do you see the value in a website that offers links to nutrition resources which have been critically reviewed by registered dietitians? It’s time to visit Nutrition.gov!
Visit Nutrition.gov for general nutrition related insights and information. Here’s a sample of the topics that are addressed: What’s In Food?, Smart Nutrition 101, Nutrition from Pregnancy through Older Adults, Weight Management, Nutrition and Health Issues, Shopping, Cooking & Meal Planning including ethnic recipes, Dietary Supplements and Food Assistance Program. Each section leads to multiple resources intended to offer public access to nutrition sources that are reliable and credible.
When you visit Nutrition.gov you’ll find that it is a government-sponsored website offering credible information to help the public make healthful eating choices. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers. The site is updated regularly by a staff of Registered Dietitians at the Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) located at the National Agricultural Library (NAL), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Nutrition.gov receives website content guidance from a working group that consists of food and nutrition scientific experts within United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Nutrition.gov is funded by the Research, Education and Economics (REE) mission area of the USDA.
If you want background information for your own knowledge or curriculum development, visit the Food and Nutrition Information Center’s sister site: Https://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic!
For more information visit our booth at SNEB Annual Meeting and we’ll show you!