Childhood Obesity: A Food and Nutrition Resource List for Educators

Childhood Obesity: A Food and Nutrition Resource List for Educators

Food and Nutrition Information Center
National Agricultural Library/USDA
10301 Baltimore Blvd., Room 105
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351

The Food and Nutrition Information Center – a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971. Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.To link to this web site click here


Food Safety and Nutrition Information

Accessing food nutrition and safety information is important to all consumers. Especially with obesity quickly becoming a national problem. Consumers need access to reliable information and tools that can help keep the population healthy.

Food Science Central is a portal to different kinds of information about food science, food technology, and nutrition. This website also has information about biotechnology, toxicology, food packaging, and engineering. is a clearing house for information from the US federal government. The information is on nutrition, eating healthy, exercise, and food safety.

Nutrient Data Laboratory provides information on food composition with nutrient information on over 5,900 foods.


Food and Nutrition Professional Organizations

American Dietetic Association


Interactive Nutritional Analysis Tools

Nutritional Analysis Tool

Protein Calculator

Carbohydrate Calculator


Government Websites

Food Safety

Quick Guide to Healthy Living


Other Websites

What is a Healthy Balanced Diet?

Sources of Vitamin D


If you are looking for place to eat healthy in a particular region visit Healthy Dining Finder.

Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation provides dietary guidance for Americans.