Resources

Healthy Nutrition

 

Choose MyPlate  – USDA

ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Division of Nutrition

CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity works to maintain health and prevent chronic disease by promoting healthy eating and active living for Americans of all ages.  They work with state and local partners on community solutions to help increase healthy food choices and connect people to places and opportunities where they can be regularly active.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are jointly issued and updated every 5 years by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). They provide authoritative advice about consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices, and being physically active to attain and maintain a healthy weight, reduce risk of chronic disease, and promote overall health. 

Oldways Food Traditions 

Oldways advocates for the healthful pleasures of real food. The organization is well-known for creating the Whole Grain Stamp and the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid to inspire good health through cultural food traditions.

Nutrition and Weight Management

 

National Institute of Health – Weight Control & Healthy Living 

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts, supports, and coordinates research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1917, by a visionary group of women dedicated to helping the government conserve food and improve the public’s health and nutrition during World War I.

Diabetes Management

 

American Diabetes Association

The ADA strives to improve outcomes for people with diabetes and pre diabetes, expand the field of diabetes research, and give a voice to those denied a right because of diabetes.

Diabetic Living Online

Think diabetic recipes are bland? Think again. All of their diabetes-friendly recipes meet dietary guidelines for people with diabetes and are taste-approved through the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen.

diaTribe

diaTribe provides free cutting-edge diabetes insights and actionable tips for people with diabetes. Their mission is to help individuals better understand their diabetes and to make their readers happier and healthier.

Learning About Diabetes

Learning About Diabetes, Inc., is a non-profit charity providing easy-to-understand diabetes-care information in English and Spanish. A special interest is using art and design in novel ways that help those with diabetes better understand and manage their care.