Understanding Nutrition and Obesity: Electronic Resources
This is a collection of electronic resources (websites, software, etc.) about nutrition and obesity. A separate collection of Print Resources is also available.
Key: E = Elementary (K-5), I = Intermediate (6-8), HS = High School (9-12), C = College, G = General Public
- FDA Kids, from FDA. (E, I, HS)
- Fun information for kids.
- Food and Health Communications Links, (E, I, HS)
- A list of links in Kids Nutrition with ratings.
- Food and Nutrition Information Center, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (G)
- The FNIC at the National Agricultural Library provides a directory to credible, accurate, and
practical resources for consumers and educators. The FNIC Consumer Corner has an excellent
Nutrition Over the Lifecycle (http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/consumersite/nutrition.htm).
- Fresh Starts, from BASF. (E, I)
- A new web site featuring Team Antioxidant to teach kids, parents and teachers about the
importance of eating healthy foods.
- Kids' Science Page: Food and Nutrition, from the U.S. National Agricultural Library. (E, I, HS)
- Another resource from the National Agricultural Library, this one is full of links to
sites for children as well as resources for teachers in grades K-12.
- Mick's Picks - Nutrition - Kids
- URL: http://calcium.tamu.edu/Mickey/Nutrition_Kids.html
- Nutrition Café, from the Pacific Science Center and Washington State Dairy Council. (E, I)
- Games for kids, links to nutritional information and educational materials for teachers.
- Nutrition Explorations: Kids, from the National Dairy Council. (E, I)
- Games, recipes, and other activities to help kids explore the world of nutrition.
- Nutrition Navigator - Family, from the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University. (G)
- A rating guide to nutrition websites for family.
- Powerful Bones. Powerful Girls, from the National Bone Health Campaign. (I, HS)
- Lots of cool information on how to be a powerful girl and take good care of your bones.
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