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NUTRITION/FOOD: Resources

The following list of websites provides a selection of nutrition information that you may find useful in maintaining healthy nutrition in your eating habits.

CalorieKing Food Database – Nutritional facts for name-brand and generic American foods, including those on fast food menus.
www.calorieking.com/foods/

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion – agency of the USDA that researches and develops nutrition guidelines for consumers.  Links to MyPyramid, the Food Pyramid of dietary guidelines, menu planners, tips and suggestions for a healthy lifestyle.
www.cnpp.usda.gov/

Cooking Light – Recipes, menus, and fundamental cooking techniques. Articles on healthy lifestyle tips. 
www.cookinglight.com/cooking/

Eating Well – Recipes and food and health news.
www.eatingwell.com/

Food Fit- Recipes and healthy eating and cooking tips.
www.foodfit.com/

International Food Information Council – Nutrition and food safety information. Links to news and publications about nutrition topics.
ific.org/

Nutrition Café- Fun site where you can design your menu and see how it meets your daily nutrition needs. Nutrition quiz games and links to dietary guidelines.
exhibits.pacsci.org/nutrition/

Nutrition Data – Discover the nutrients and ingredients of your favorite foods. Information on fatty acids, food additives, and processing.  Links to tools such as a daily caloric needs calculator.
www.nutritiondata.com/

Spark Recipes – Healthy recipes and a recipe calculator to find out the nutritional information for each one.
www.sparkrecipes.com/

United States Department of Agriculture – Recipes and menus, nutrition education and databases with a focus on nutrition for kids.
healthymeals.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/
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