Food and Nutrition

A listing of resources providing an overview of herbal and dietary supplements, including their appropriate use, their regulation, the level of research behind certain claims, and cautionary information for a consumer audience. Resources include databases, books, newsletters, web resources and agencies and organizations.
June 2010
Andrea Lindsey, MS
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351
Reviewed by Joyce Merkel, MS, RD, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health


A listing of resources providing technical and professional-level information on dietary supplements. The resources selected include nutrition information on vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytochemicals, herbs, botanicals, and other specific dietary supplements.
January 2008
Andrea Lindsey, MS and Joyce Merkel, MS, RD
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351
and
Carol Haggans, MS, RD
Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health


A compilation of resources on general nutrition and healthy eating for consumers.
September 2010
Christina Beall, BS, Sara Wilson, MS, RD
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351


A collection of resources on farm to school and school gardening topics for educators.
July 2010
Desiree Stapley, MEd, RD, Christina Moczydlowski, et al.
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351


A collection of resources on the topic of health literacy, tools for developing/evaluating materials and sources of easy-to-read nutrition materials.
March 2007
Elizabeth Widen, BS, Kathleen Pellechia, RD, Janice Schneider, MS, RD
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351


A collection of resources from the former Native American Nutrition Education Database.
July 2006
Duane Yazzie, MA
Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2351