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Nutritional & Metabolic Diseases

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Nutrition: General Nutrition | Dietary Recommendations | Dietary Supplements | Caffeine | Carbohydrates | Fats | Fiber | Food Additives | Functional Foods | Minerals | Protein | Sugars and Sweeteners | Vitamins | Acid-Base Balance | Water Balance

Nutritional Disease: Malnutrition | Obesity

Metabolic Disease: General Metabolic Disease | Specific Diseases: A-C, D-G, H-L, M-P, R-Z


General Nutrition

(Jump to: General Information | Find a Dietitian | Food Labeling | Food Safety | Genetically Modified Foods | Organizations )

Organizations
American Dietetic Association
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
International Food Information Council (IFIC)


Find a Dietitian
Nutrition Counseling:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Find a Nutrition Professonal:American Dietetic Association


General Information
USDA National Nutrient Database, Nutrient Lists:USDA
USDA Nutrition Database:Aetna InteliHealth
School Meals:USDA
Nutrition:MedlinePlus
See also Children's Health, Nutrition
See also Senior Health, Nutrition for Seniors


Food Labeling
Food Labeling and Nutrition:FDA
How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label:FDA
Organic Labeling and Marketing Information:USDA
Percent Daily Value: What Does It Mean?:Mayo Clinic
Food Allergies: Food Labels List Top 8 Allergens:Mayo Clinic
Meat and Poultry Labeling Terms:USDA
Food Labeling:MedlinePlus


Food Safety
Food Safety:IFIC
Problems With Food Products:USDA
Eating Fish: Health Benefits and Risks:American Medical Association
What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish:EPA
Food Safety:FDA
FDA's Approval Process for Food Animal Antibiotics:IFIC


Genetically Modified Foods
Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms:Human Genome Project
Genetically Modified Foods: Harmful or Helpful?:Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Background on Food Biotechnology:IFIC


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