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NUTRITION & FOOD SAFETY

Arbor Nutrition Guide

Blonz Guide to Nutrition and Food Science

Eat Right
American Dietetic Association.

FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Food and Nutrition Center
USDA's consumer info. site

Food Safe Program
A one-stop web site with credible information about food, the Food Safe Program has links to government agencies, universities, and other excellent sites.  The Hot Topics section has the latest news on food safety alerts and changes in regulations.  The site also has a searchable database and a directory of experts.

Gluten-Free Information

International Union of Nutritional Sciences

National Food Safety Database
"The goal of the National Food Safety Database project is to develop an efficient management system of US food safety databases that are used by the Cooperative Extension Service (CES), consumers, industry, and other public health organizations. The end result of such a management program is a highly informative, efficient and accurate website which will provide one-stop shopping for food safety information"

Nutrition Analysis Tool
This site is a product of the University of Illinois's Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. "The Nutrition Analysis Tool (NAT) is a web based program that allows anyone to analyze the foods they eat for various different nutrients. This tool is completely free and quite easy to use." They also include links to an Energy Calculator (find out how many calories you should be eating based on your daily activities), and a Soy Food Finder (allows you to learn more about what soy is, what its benefits are, where you can find it, and how to cook with it). Note that these features involve tables, Java, and some plug-in programs that may hinder access for some users.

Tufts University Nutrition Navigator

Your Nutrition Profile
A project of the Dietitians of Canada, this site allows you to calculate the nutrition content of an average day's food intake. Keep in mind that they base their discussions of recommended consumption of nutrients on the Canadian standards for "Recommended Nutrient Intakes" which are generally slightly different than the United States standards. Information given at this or any other nutrition site should be taken as guidance only, and should not replace the advice of a qualified dietitian.

RECIPES

Better Homes And Gardens -- Kitchen Page

Epicurious

iDrink
Just pick the ingredients you have on hand from a thoughtfully prepared list, and iDrink comes right back at you with every imaginable cocktail you can prepare. Or you can skip the whole ingredient thing and just search the drink database for something new. A good site for anyone who wants to be a bartender or look just like one.

Kitchen Link

OTHER

Cook's Thesaurus
"A cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions."

 

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