A collection of links about eating disorders, dietary guidelines around the world, the cultural diversity of``food in the U.S., newsletters and discussion groups, dietary supplements (including herbs, vitamins, and minerals), food composition, and various food pyramids.
At Fruits & Veggies More Matters users can find a great deal of information about the nutritional aspects of fruits and vegetables, monthly featured fruits and vegetables, recipes, and interactive tools. Visitors can even use their fruit and vegetable calculator to see how many cups of fruits and vegetables they need per day.
Free source for nutrition information on almost six thousand different foods. Site format is much the same as what you see on the "Nutrition Facts" label that is shown on almost all food packages in your local``supermarket.
"The information in Nutrition Data's database comes from the USDA's National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference and is supplemented by listings provided by restaurants and food manufacturers. In addition to food composition data, Nutrition Data also provides a variety of proprietary tools to analyze and interpret that data."
Overeaters Anonymous is a "fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength, and hope, are recovering from compulsive``overeating." This international, nonprofit support group begun in 1960 provides its "Twelve Steps" (patterned after the Alcoholics Anonymous program); "The Twelve Traditions"; a questionnaire to determine compulsive eating; a database of worldwide meeting locations by city, state, or country; and more.
At RealAge, users fill out a questionnaire and it reports the users "physical age" which they can compare with their chronological age. Based on the results, RealAge produces a detailed health plan to lower the physical age.
SparkPeople is a free, interactive site that features personalized diet and fitness plans, a calorie counter, and a workout tracker, as well as exercise demos and videos. Users can get answers from dietitians and trainers on their message boards and can connect with others for support.