The world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Major source of science-based food and nutrition information for members, the public, health professionals, students, and the media
An affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the nation’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The organization has approximately 2000 active members (Registered Dietitians - RD’s and Dietetic Technicians, Registered -DTR’s) in New Jersey who are committed to promoting the optimal nutrition, health and well-being of our consumers.
The School Nutrition Association (formerly American School Food Service Association) is a national, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 55,000 members who provide meals to students across the country. The Association works to ensure all children have access to healthful school meals and nutrition education.
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is the federal government's evidence-based nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity through improved nutrition and physical activity.
Comprehensive "megasite" of all governmental agencies concerning food and nutrition. This site includes links to information on "Let's Move", MyPlate, Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets, Nutrition Education resources, and Federal Nutrition Assistance programs.
Comprehensive site with some overlap to Nutrition.gov resources, but also provides easy access to information on SNAP-Ed Connection for nutrition educators, WIC, Food Labeling, and Consumer Corner, a site for nutrition educators and the general public
Understanding the relationship between our lifestyle, food--what we eat and where it comes from--and even our finances is a key component of good health. Cooperative Extension, a unit of Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES), addresses these diverse unmet issues of nutrition and health.