Diet and Nutrition
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1 American Heart Association Dietary Recommendations
Excellent site to find proper food choices for bypass patients and their families
2 Diet Watch
Links suggested by Karen Merdinger, R.D. to help individuals monitor calorie intake and nutritional content of foods.
3 Calorie Control Council
4 Healthy Directions Poway
Donna Wolf is a registered dietitian, with over 30 years experience in the dietetics field. She is a graduate of Syracuse University's coordinated undergraduate program in Dietetics, along with a B.S. degree in Food & Nutrition Science.
5 Nutrition for Everyone - Healthy Weight
While you know it is important to eat a healthy diet, it isn’t always easy to sort through all of the information available about nutrition and food choices. The CDC has compiled a variety of resources with healthy eating tips and information.
6 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been published jointly every 5 years since 1980 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Guidelines provide authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases. They serve as the basis for Federal food and nutrition education programs.
7 - Food Pyramid
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion is part of the US Department of Agriculture. Their two primary objectives are (1) to advance and promote dietary guidance for all Americans, and (2) conduct applied research and analyses in nutrition and consumer economics. They also provide useful dietary guidelines, an eating index, and food plans.
8 Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases
This report contains the collective views of an international group of experts and does not necessarily represent the decisions or the stated policy of the World Health Organization or of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
9 Keep An Eye on Portion Size
10 Keep the Beat: Heart Healthy Recipe Book