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Tools and Resources
A number of the tools and resources listed here are mentioned in the pages of Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition. These links may be of use to individuals seeking more comprehensive information as well as to nutrition professionals seeking practical tools and guidance.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans (USDA)
Dietary Reference Intake Tables (IOM)
Dietary Reference Intake Tables (USDA)
FoodNet (Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network; CDC)
Food and Nutrition Information Center (USDA)
Food Standards Agency
National Center for Health Statistics (CDC)
National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (USDA)
Nutrition Facts Label Programs and Materials (FDA)
Nutrition Information in Crisis Situations (UNSCN)
WHO Nutrition Databases
Government /Non-Government Organizations and Foundations
The organizations and foundations listed here all work to protect and promote public health. They are rich sources of information on a wide variety of topics in the fields of nutrition, health, and food safety. Many of them are referenced in the pages of Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
European Food Information Council
European Food Safety Authority
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Institute of Medicine
International Confederation of Dietetic Associations
International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC)
International Life Sciences Institute
National Diabetes Education Program
United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition
United States Department of Agriculture
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
United States Food and Drug Administration
World Health Organization
Learned and Professional Nutrition Societies
Learned and professional societies can be excellent sources of information for the general public as well as providers of exceptional opportunities for career development, information sharing, and networking among their members. Many of these societies provide specific information and additional resources that are tailored to their geographic region.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American Society for Nutrition
Argentine Nutrition Society (Sociedade Argentina de Nutrición)
Belgian Nutrition Society
British Nutrition Foundation
Canadian Nutrition Society
Dietitians Association of Australia
Dietitians of Canada
German Nutrition Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung)
Nutrition Society of Australia
Nutritionists in Industry
New Zealand Nutrition Foundation
The British Dietetic Association
The Nutrition Society