Nutrition and Nutrition Policy
Sources of U.S. Government Information
Compiled by Bret Heim, MSLIS

|| General || 
|| AIDS/HIV || Cancer || Cholesterol || Diabetes || Dietary Supplements || 
|| Drug-Nutrient Interaction || Elderly || Food Safety || Journals || Nutritional Information ||
|| Nutrition Policy || Women, Infants, Children || 

General

Nutrition .Gov
http://www.nutrition.gov/home/index.php3 

Medline Plus Online Medical Encyclopedia
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html 

National Library of Medicine List of Online Databases
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/databases.html

Centers for Disease Control. Fast Statistics
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/Default.htm

Food, Nutrition, and Metabolism Topics from Medline Plus (National Library of Medicine)
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/foodnutritionandmetabolism.html

Nutritional Information

Government Nutrition Information
http://www.nutrition.gov/home/index.php3

Food and Nutrition Information Center [National Agriculture Library]
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/dga/

Dietary Intake of Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Other Dietary 
Constituents, 1988-1994
[portable document format]
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_11/sr11_245.pdf

Nutrition Curriculum Guide for Training Physicians (National Institutes of Health)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/funding/training/naa/curr_gde/index.htm

Dietary Supplements

Facts About Dietary Supplements from the NIH Clinical Center
http://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/supplements/intro.html

National Institutes of Health. Office of Dietary Supplements
http://ods.od.nih.gov/index.aspx  

Drug-Nutrient Interaction

Drug and Nutrient Information from the NIH Clinical Center
http://www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/patient_education/drug_nutrient/


AIDS/HIV

Nutrition and HIV/AIDS from the Food and Nutrition Information Center (USDA)
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/etext/000062.html


Cancer

Nutrition and Cancer [from the National Cancer Institute] 

Eating Hints for Cancer Patients
http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinfo/eatinghints 

Information on Cancer and Nutrition from FDA
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/wh-cncr.html

Nutritional Epidemiology Branch Publications. National Cancer Institute. Division of Cancer Epidemiology
http://dceg.cancer.gov/cgi-bin/pubSearch.pl?EntryLimit=0&branch=NEB

Cholesterol

National Cholesterol Education Program
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/chd/

Medline Plus. Cholesterol
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cholesterol.html

ATP III Cholesterol Management Implementation Tool for Palm OS 
[downloadable] http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/atpiii/atp3palm.htm

Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) 
Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol 
in Adults [portable document format]. 
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cholesterol/atp3full.pdf

Diabetes

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/diabetes/ndic.htm

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

Diabetes and Women’s Health Across the Life Stages: A Public 
Health Perspective [portable document format].
 http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/pdf/women.pdf

Nutrition Policy

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
http://www.usda.gov/cnpp/

Food Safety

Food Safety for Kids
http://www.foodsafety.gov/~fsg/fsgkids.html

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition 
(U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/  

The Food Safety Educator [online journal]
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OA/educator/educator.htm

Nutrition and the Elderly

USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)
[Hosted by Tufts University]
http://www.hnrc.tufts.edu/

Online bibliographies from the National Policy and Resource  Center on Nutrition and Aging.

http://www.fiu.edu/~nutreldr/Bibliographies/Bibliographies%20Topic%20List/Journals_and_Reports.htm

Women, Infants, and Children

USDA Food and Nutrition Service. Child Nutrition Home Page
http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/

Infant Nutrition
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/pubs/bibs/topics/pregnancy/infnut.html 

Information for Women on Food Safety, Nutrition and Cosmetics
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/wh-toc.html 

Information for Teenagers
http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/wh-13-19.html

Women, Infants, and Children Program (USDA)
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/ 

Journals

Family Economics and Nutrition Review [online journal]
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS5323

Food Review
http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/foodreview/foodrevw.htm 

The Food Safety Educator
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/OA/educator/educator.htm 

Food and Nutrition Research Briefs
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS3028

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