Agriculture Canada’s Food Bureau- in partnership with industry and governments, is the primary centre of knowledge of the Food Industry (the food and beverage processing, distribution and retail sectors) within the department.
Centre for Science in the Public Interest-Canada- the premier nutrition advocacy organization. CSPI’s primary focus is to educate the public and policy-makers about the critical importance of nutrition and food safety.
5 to 10 A Day- offers practical, easy ways for Canadians to increase their consumption of vegetables and fruits. This campaign aims to remind Canadians that they can reduce problems with high cholesterol and blood pressure and decrease the incidence of cancer and heart disease by living a more healthy lifestyle, which includes eating between 5 to 10 servings of vegetables and fruit.
Health Canada’s Food and Nutrition- designed to protect and improve health of Canadians through science-based policies and programs related to safe and nutritious food.
J.A. Hall Publications- Developed for dietitians and allied health professionals, this site features practical tools for diagnosing, managing and preventing food allergy and food intolerance by Janice Joneja, Ph.D., RDN, researcher, clinician, and university professor. Excerpts from her food allergy publications are available on the site.
McGill U.’s Centre for Indigenous People’s Nutrition- a university centre that is unique because of its focus on traditional food systems of Indigenous Peoples.
Medbroadcast.com’s Nutrition Channel- a comprehensive, consumer-oriented online medical resource dedicated to providing the credible, relevant, mainstream information Canadians need to take an active role in discussions and decisions about healthcare and the healthcare of loved ones.
Micronutrient Initiative- an international development agency working to end micronutrient malnutrition throughout the world. MI is based in Ottawa, Canada, and operates as a secretariat within the International Development Research Centre.
National Institute of Nutrition- a national non-profit organization providing leadership in advancing the knowledge and practice of nutrition among Canadians.
Nutrition and Food on the Web-Finding the Right Stuff- nutrition and food resource site of Jean Fremont, RD & professor at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.
Ontario Ministry of Agiculture and Food and Rural Affairs- provides information on Ontario’s dynamic agri-food industry and rural communities and the services and programs OMAFRA provides.
Ontario Public Health Association’s Nutrition Resource Project- The goal of the Nutrition Resource Centre is to increase the capacity of nutrition practitioners in communities across Ontario to implement nutrition programs and strategies in a health promotion context.
Universite de Montreal’s Departement de Nutrition
University of Saskatchewan’s Nutrition Resource Centre- promoting healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle
Williams Lake Nutrition Home Page- official homepage of Williams Lake, British Columbia
Andrews University’s Nutri-Fax List – educates its students for generous service to the church and society in keeping with a faithful witness to Christ and to the worldwide mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
AZCentral.com Health and Fitness – As Arizona’s largest local site, azcentral.com serves as both a gateway to our other sites and as a destination for Arizona news and information. azcentral.com is updated throughout the day with news from The Arizona Republic and 12 News, and is home to the online edition of The Rep entertainment guide. The site also features extensive sports coverage, multimedia, community news and information. azcentral.com’s interactive classifieds, meanwhile, include more listings for jobs, homes, apartments and cars than any other local online source.
Centers For Disease Control’s Nutrition & Physical Activity – provides science-based activities for children and adults that address the role of nutrition and physical activity in health promotion and the prevention and control of chronic diseases.
Center For Science in the Public Interest – the premier nutrition advocacy organization. CSPI’s primary focus is to educate the public and policy-makers about the critical importance of nutrition and food safety.
Cheshire Medical Center’s Nutrition News – purpose of Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is to be the acknowledged leader in the provision of quality, diagnostic, therapeutic and related health care services.
Cornell University’s Food and Nutrition – provide research-based information for consumers, educators and other professionals in the areas of food, nutrition and health, and food safety.
Council for Responsible Nutrition – dedicated to helping to reduce health care costs and enhancing the public’s health through good nutrition, including the appropriate use of dietary supplements
CyberDiet – founded in 1995 by Timi Gustafson, RD, and Cynthia Fink, Cyberdiet has grown into one of the premiere diet and nutrition web sites on the Internet. features a vast array of nutritional information, interactive tools, discussion groups and more to help users reach their goals.
Discovery Health Nutrition – whether online or on television, DH helps visitors sort through the glut of health information out there so they can make informed, careful healthcare decisions that will lead to a healthy, happy and productive life. They also give visitors conventional and alternative health remedies and tell them about the pros and cons of each.
Eat 5 a Day Website – mission is to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables to an average of 5 or more servings a day to improve the health of Americans through a partnership among the health community, government agencies, the fruit and vegetable industry, and other private sectors.
FoodandHealth.com – a private publisher dedicated to creating fun, engaging nutrition education materials for professionals and their clients. materials are based on peer-reviewed, current scientific information.
FoodFIT – founded to help individuals lead a healthier life. In conjunction with an unparalleled network of food, fitness and nutrition partners, FoodFit.com provides personalized tools to make good food and active living easy and enjoyable.
Food Research and Action Center – a leading national organization working to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States.
GayHealth Food and Fitness – is the first health and wellness site dedicated to Lesbian, gay, Bisexual and Transgender men and women. Staffed by professionals within the community, this site provides easy access to accurate, currecnt and vital information.
George State University’s Nutrition Ed for New Americans – purpose is to create innovative programs and materials designed to teach low income immigrants about American foods in a culturally sensitive manner.
Health.com’s Food Page
Health & Fitness Tips – developed to give you the shortcuts, the little-known tricks and proven methods to help prevent boredom and hopelessness in the quest for good health. The Health & Fitness Tips team is made up of Health Professionals, Medical Doctors and Health and Fitness Writers and Editors.
HealthSuccess.com – designed by nutrition and health experts who love helping others enjoy a healthy lifestyle. focuses on sharing Success Tips from “real people.”
International Food Information Council – purpose is to bridge the gap between science and communications by collecting and disseminating scientific information on food safety, nutrition and health and by working with an extensive roster of scientific experts to help translate research into understandable and useful information for opinion leaders and ultimately, consumers. IFIC is supported primarily by the broad-based food, beverage and agricultural industries.
Intelihealth’s Healthy Living Center – InteliHealth is a group of creative, energetic, quality-driven people who are passionate about their mission to promote good health. We accomplish this goal by providing credible information and useful tools from the most trusted sources, including Harvard Medical School and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
iVillage Prevention Center
LifeClinic Nutrition and Fitness Channel – Nutrition information guide, weight assessment tools and diet analysis for healthy individuals as well as those with diabetes and hypertension.
MayoClinic.com’s Food and Nutrition Center – site is produced by a team of writers, editors, multimedia and graphics producers, health educators, nurses, doctors, and scientists. MayoClinic.com is a natural extension of Mayo’s long-standing commitment to provide health education to our patients and the general public. MayoClinic.com is the only Web site that gives you access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic.
Nutricise – the first comprehensive health and fitness destination made just for you. uniquely personalized to every member, Nutricise will devise your exercise and nutritional programs, offer you dozens of weekly articles that relate to your goals, provide thousands of video demonstrations to ensure you’re doing everything just right and help you locate whatever you need to stick to your program, from yoga classes and swimming pools to vegan restaurants and heart rate monitors. We’ll even hook you up with other Nutricise members for team training and support and introduce you to experts who can act as your guide, or simply as your inspiration.
Nutrio.com – is about looking and feeling great! We are a complete weight loss/management destination and resource on the Internet dedicated to providing individual members and corporations with personalized programs along with the most comprehensive array of news, expert information, group support, tips, tools, and resources. the Nutrio Program was developed by a team of experienced and highly regarded nutritionists, exercise physiologists, diet experts and psychologists.
NutriWatch – a project of Quackwatch – provides comprehensive information about nutrition and food safety, including full-text copies or links to source documents that are important to educators, students, and journalists.
Nutrition.gov – provides easy access to all online federal government information on nutrition. this national resource makes obtaining government information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety, easily accessible in one place for many Americans.
Nutrition News Focus – You shouldn’t need advanced training in nutrition or science to make the news understandable or relevant to yourself. Your Advisor, Dr. David Klurfeld, provides daily e-mail tips as part of NutritionNewsFocus. Dr. Klurfeld is Professor and Chairman of the Depathertment of Nutrition and Food Science at Wayne State University in Detroit, Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition and one of the top nutrition research journals in world.
Oldways Preservation and Exchange Trust – a young and growing nonprofit organization with simple objectives: to encourage healthy eating by promoting sustainable food choices and the traditional, wonderful foods of many cultures.
Online-Health-Fitness.com – site of Fitness Trainer Denise Nero. Designed to help parents reach fitness goals they set for themselves and their children. Includes articles/ resources relating to health, fitness, nutrition, dietary supplements, and healthy recipes.
State Partners of Cooperative…Education & Extension – includes listing of U.S. university food/nutrition extension programs
SupplementQuality.com – your source for information on dietary supplement quality
The Blonz Guide – resource site of Dr. Ed Blonz who holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in nutrition, and has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of nutrition, foods and health. focus is to list sites with reliable information, steering clear of those that push products of questionable scientific merit.
TheDailyApple – provides services that improve your health andthe health of your loved ones
The Hunger Site – focuses the power of the Internet on a specific humanitarian need – the eradication of world hunger. on average over 220,000 individuals from around the world visit the site each day to click the “donate free food” button and help feed the hungry.
Tufts University’s Nutrition Navigator – designed to help you sort through the large volume of nutrition information on the Internet and find accurate, useful nutrition information you can trust.
UC Berkeley Wellness Letter – The WELLNESS LETTER relies on the expertise of the School of Public Health and other researchers at UC Berkeley, as well as other top scientists from around the world. It translates this leading-edge research into practical advice for daily living—at home, at work, while exercising, and in the market or health-food store. Each month re one full article from the current issue of the UC BERKELEY WELLNESS LETTER is featured. Subscription information provided.
UC Davis Diet Health System’s Wellness Center – a unique partnership between UC Davis School of Medicine and Medical Center, providing the organizational framework that enables UC Davis to fulfill core teaching, research, patient care and public service missions. The Health and Wellness pages provide useful information on a variety of health-related topics and classes
USDA Agricultural Research Service’s Food & Nutrition Briefs – The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the principal research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). ARS, one of the Research, Education and Economics (REE) agencies, is charged with extending the Nation’s scientific knowledge across a broad range of program areas that affect the American people on a daily basis.
Wayne State University Dept of Nutrition
Sites Around the World-By Continent
(Many of these sites are in languages other than English)
iafrica.com’s Dietitian Online – continues to establish itself as Africa’s most magnetic Internet destination by delivering internet users the ultimate mix of quality content and services, community and commerce geared around their unique needs.
Feedo.net (Egypt) – an Arabic content website discussing topics such as ealth care, fitness, healthy cooking and lifestyles.
Nutrition Institute (Egypt) – considered the only Egyptian Nutrition Governmental Organization following the Organization of Teaching Hospitals Institutes, Ministry of Health.
Asian Food Information Centre – based in Singapore and covers the entire Asian region. a non-profit organisation, funded by broad-based support from the food, beverage and agricultural industries. centre employs a team of scientific, nutrition and communications professionals to manage its programmes.
Ministry of Food Processing Industries (India) – is the main central agency of the Government responsible for developing a strong and vibrant food processing sector; with a view to create increased job opportunities in rural areas, enable the farmers to reap benefit from modern technology, create surplus for exports and stimulating demand for processed food.
National Institute of Nutrition (Japan) – one of the affiliated research institutes of Ministry of Health and Welfare. contributes to the promotion of the nation’s health and welfare in the field of nutrition.
NutriWeb Malaysia – promotes authoritative nutrition knowledge and advance nutrition science, in a cost-effective manner, by establishing an effective network comprising: the general public; all sectors of the food manufacturing, catering & restaurant industry; the mass media; nutrition and other health professionals; and academicians, researchers and students.
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council – purpose is to undertake, aid, promote and coordinate agricultural research.
Veteran’s General Hospital’s Food & Nutrition Dep’t (Taipei)
FoodNavigator.com – european-driven portal on food ingredients.
German Society For Healthy Nutrition
BBC’s Fighting Fit, Fighting Fat (U.K.)
British Nutrition Foundation (U.K.) – promotes the nutritional wellbeing of society through the impartial interpretation and effective dissemination of scientifically based nutritional knowledge and advice. It works in partnership with academic and research institutes, the food industry, educators and government.
Instituto Nacional de la Nutricion (Mexico)
Arbor Nutrition Guide (Australia) – resource site prepared by Dr.Tony Helman. Includes listings of international nutriton sites.
Australian Consumer’s Choice Association’ Diet and Nutrition Page
Family Health.com (Australia)
Federation of Australian Nutrition Organizations – is a coalition of interested and eligible parties formed with the purpose of: advancing nutrition interest and issues in the national arena; advocating for the inclusion of nutrition in policy agenda at national and state levels; providing a network for professional organisations focussed on food and nutrition; and identifying and advocating for nutrition related research.
Good Medicine’s Diet and Fitness (Australia) – Look good, feel better with Good Medicine, ninemsn’s informative website about health and wellbeing. Combining the best elements of the Good Medicine TV show and Good Medicine magazine, the website has concise and informative health stories, interactivity with expert medical advisers, health tips, fitness advice, cosmetic surgery stories, natural therapies and much more.
Healthy Eating Club (Australia) – provides up-to-date reliable food and health information with resources and feedback to develop healthy eating patterns amongst its members and throughout society. It’s approach is not one of diet dogma and self denial, but of health improvement through small steps of great consequence, which “lifestyle synergy” allows.
Nutrition Australia – a non-government, non-profit, community based-organisation with offices in all states and territories. an independent body that aims to promote the health and well-being of all Australians.
Nutrition Society of Australia – a group of qualified, practising scientists and educators from divergent disciplines who are brought together by a common interest in the research and application of nutrition.
5 a Day Website (New Zealand) – encourages all New Zealanders to eat and enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables. 5+ means 5 or more servings of fresh fruit and vegetables a day
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – the largest autonomous agency within the United Nations system. has a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the condition of rural populations.
International Union of Nutritional Sciences – to promote international cooperation in the scientific study of nutrition and its application
Registered Dietitian Sites
Dial-A-Dietitian Nutrition Info Society of British Columbia(British Columbia only) – is a telephone nutrition information service, and provides nutrition resources to the public, dietitians, and health professionals.
Dietitians of Canada- designed to help Canadians check out their food choices, activity patterns, and body weight. It provides personalized feedback to help achieve healthy eating and active living goals and offers answers to nutrition questions.
Leslie Beck, R.D. Nutrition Consultant- site of one of Canada’s leading nutritionists. It is dedicated to providing accurate, timely information presenting the current state of knowledge.
Malibu Consulting International- site of Lois Ferguson, a Registered Dietitian representing food manufacturers, marketing boards, and the government. A graduate of the University of Guelph specializing in foods and nutrition, Lois has also held positions as Director of Communications for Grocery Products Manufacturers of Canada and Director of Consumer Services as Best Foods Canada Inc. Malibu Consulting International, established in 1992, features Lois’ skills as a Home Economist and Registered Dietitian, especially in media promotions, writing food and nutrition articles, and as a talented motivational speaker.
MontrealNutrition.com- site of Caryn Roll, a Registered Dietitian in Montreal Quebec Canada.
Sharon Gottlieb. R.D.- site of Sharon Gottlieb, who has her own nutrition centre located in Thornhill, Ontario. Sharon specializes in healthy weight and lifestyle counseling, sports nutrition and cholesterol education. She is a popular motivational speaker and is often interviewed in the media.
Sue Mah M.H.Sc.,R.D.-Nutrition Solutions- health/fitness organizations or food companies in the Greater Toronto area, who are in need of someone to write nutrition resources/materials, work as media spokesperson, or conduct presentations on sports nutrition are encouraged to contact Registered Dietitian.
Austin Nutrition and Wellness – philosophy incorporates a mind-body approach to create a flexible and “user friendly” nutrition program for each individual, with lots of options and choices, including favorite foods. An experienced nutrition counselor will help clients (or their family member) to make simple changes in eating habits, food choices, cooking methods, meal planning and overall lifestyle.
Awesomebody.com – site of Melinda Hughes M.S., R.D., L.D. Site mission is to motivate people.
Chinese American Dietetic Association – is the advocate of the dietetic profession serving the Asians and all others who have an interest in the Chinese culture and life style through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health, and well being, and through research that enhances the nutritional status of the Asians in the United States and worldwide.
Dietetics.com – a world-wide networking organization of nutrition & dietetic professionals.
– site of Traci Van Der Vorste-Kaufman, Registered Dietitian. Site created to enhance the efficiency and efficiency of nutrition.
Healthy Eating Made Easy-Nutrition in South Illinois – the place to find REAL nutrition answers and Registered Dietitians with online resources to meet your needs. This site contains valuable information to help you look and feel better today and make lifestyle changes to take you into the new millennium.
Healthy Weighs Wellness Center – provides a variety of nutrition, health and wellness services including nutritional assessment and counseling. Specializes in the treatment of medically diagnosed nutritional deficiencies and related weight management needs.
Indian American Dietetic Association – very actively working, providing medical nutrition therapy to Senior Citizens, working with Physicians and organizing community health expos to bring nutrition awareness. It also delivers lectures in native languages. IADA is promoting Registered Dietitians through AAPI, Association of American Physicians from India, a very powerful organization of twenty six thousand (26,000) Indian Physicians in the USA.
Nutrition and Diet Services – Nutrition and Diet Services was founded by Chedwah Stein, a dietitian and former manager of the Nutrition section of the Oregon State Health Division. She established nds to meet the needs of a growing health conscious public demanding current, reliable nutrition information.
Nutrition Focus – a Dietitian Consulting Company solely owned and operated by Kimberly A. Tessmer, R.D. L.D. This site is designed to fit the needs of Individuals, Physicians, Corporations, Small Businesses, Fitness Clubs, Weight Loss Centers, Nutrition/Weight Loss/Health Internet Web Sites or Anywhere Nutrition is the Focus!
Nutrition Soundbites – Terrie MacLaren, MA, RD, LD provides accurate and understandable food and nutrition information to consumers and the media.
Nutritiously Gourmet – a cooking school run by Jane A. Rubey, M.P.H., R.D. Offers menus that are balanced in terms of nutrition and health..
RD Link – your connection to Registered Dietitians on the web. Explore dietitian links by category including: General Dietitians, Various Clinical Specialties, Diabetes, Children’s Nutrition, Fitness and Weightloss, Consulting, University based dietitians and Dietitians in Southern Illinois. Registered Dietitians are the nutrition experts.
The Green Apron Company- Owned and operated by Chef Maggie Green, RD, The Green Apron Company is a culinary and nutrition business. Services include:*in-home chef service, culinary classes, *nutrition consultation,*recipe testing and development*Grower Chef Hotline.
The Sensible Nutrition Connection – a Boston based nutrition consulting firm. Nationally renowned registered dietitians/nutritionists offer comprehensive, expert nutrition services ranging from individual diet and nutrition counseling to nutrition lectures and seminars for universities and corporations.
WebDietitian – conceptualised and designed by Dr. Rao Ivaturi, Associate Professor of Nutrition at Indiana State University. The Webdietitian team, that he has put together, is a who’s who list of experts who have developed the content in their respective areas of expertise.
Around the World:
British Dietetic Association
Dietitian Association of Australia
Dutch Dietitian’s Assoc.’s Digitale Dietist
Foodwatch (Australia) – site of Catherine Saxelby- one of Australia’s leading nutritionists and food commentators.
German Dietitians Online
Global Nutrition Services – site of Gerda Richmond, RD. Specializes in: Online, one-on-one nutrition counseling; customized eating plans to achieve/maintain a healthy weight; weight loss program for women on the run and busy executives; prevention/management of chronic diseases through dietary and lifestyle changes; translation of nutrition science into practical information you can use and medical nutrition therapy for diagnosed medical conditions.
Intern’l Confederation of Dietetic Associations Listing (Dietitans of Canada)
Organization of the Italian Dietetic Association
Atlantic Health and Wellness Institute – an incorporated, independent organization that provides comprehensive rehabilitation programs to individuals and groups. AHWI offers clients evidence-based health care services of the highest caliber. The Institute helps people attain and maintain optimal levels of health by providing prevention and rehabilitation programs. AHWI also conducts research on health promotion and wellness, such as Project IMPACT (a study aimed at promoting employee health in Atlantic Canada) as well as cardiopulmonary and other rehabilitation research.
Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre
British Columbia Ministry of Health
Calgary Regional Health Authority
Canadian Health Network- a national, bilingual Internet-based health information service. Health Canada, its founding Partner, provides funding for CHN. Through CHN, the Canadian public and health intermediaries alike can find excellent resources from health information providers across Canada. The CHN seeks to establish itself as Canadians’ premier source of “health information you can trust.”
Canadian Medical Association- provides leadership for physicians and promotes the highest standard of health and health care for Canadians.
Canadian Wellness – a comprehensive directory of fitness, diet, health, nutrition and other wellness related professionals and their services.
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
Gov’t of Newfoundland/Labrador’s Dep’t of Health
Gov’t of Yukon Health and Social Services
Healthy Canadian- designed to be convenient and easy resource for Canadians to find health related information plus access advice, assessments, questionnaires, manufacturer listings, and locate doctors, other health professionals, associations, pharmacies, clinics, etc.
Health Care Information Resources- compliled by Tom Flemming, Librarian at McMaster U. Health Sciences Library in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Healthnet Canada- means by which health workers in even the most rural portions of Canada can communicate using a simple and inexpensive electronic mail system. It serves as a principle communication link between physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care workers throughout the country.
Ministere de la sante et …services sociaux
New Brunswick Ministry of Health and Wellness
Northwest Territories’ Health & Social Services
Nova Scotia Department of Health
Ontario Medical Association- a voluntary membership organization representing Ontario’s approximately 24,000 physicians.
Ontario Ministry of Health
Achoo Gateway to Healthcare
American Council on Science and Health – a consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food, nutrition, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, the environment and health. ACSH is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.
American Public Health Association -includes a listing of Public Health Units in U.S.
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum – a national advocacy organization dedicated to promoting policy, program and research efforts for the improvement of health status of all Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Health Touch Online – aresource that brings together valuable information from trusted sources on topics such as medications, health, diseases, supplements and natural medicine.
Hispanic Health Council – committed to improving the health and social wellbeing of Puerto Rican/Latinos and under served communities in Connecticut.
Medical Societies’ Medem – The nation’s leading medical societies have joined forces to create Medem, an e-health network you can trust.
National Institutes of Health – one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Services which, in turn, is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone.
Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine – a non-profit organization supported by physicians and laypersons. promotes peventive medicine through innovative programs, encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research, and advocates broader access to medical services.
Seattle & King County, Washington Public Health
Around the World:
Public Health Locations (Middle East/North Africa)
Hong Kong Department of Health
Public Health Locations (Middle East/North Africa)
Singapore Ministry of Health
Taiwan Department of Health
Thailand Ministry of Public Health
South Eastern Health Board (Ireland-U.K.)
Ministry of Health (New Zealand)
World Health Organization – it’s objective is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Diet & Fitness Pages in Magazines
(Select articles written by Registered Dietitians or Fitness Experts)
Ladies Home Journal’s Health & Fitness Center
Redbook’s Diet and Health Pages
Self Magazine Online
USA Weekend.com’s Eat Smart