Twin Cities Nutrition Consultants encourages you to obtain nutrition information from credible sources. These are a few of our favorite websites.
American Heart Association "Get Healthy"
Not only is nutrition key to good heart health; getting enough exercise, managing your stress and quitting smoking all contribute to your heart risk. Check out this website to view some of the things you can do to improve your heart health.
American Diabetes Association
Many people have pre-conceived notions about diabetes and what they can eat. This website offers excellent information on diabetes, including how to manage your diabetes with helpful nutrition and exercise tips.
Choose My Plate
This is a United States Department of Agriculture sponsored website. This site offers numerous nutrition tips, recipes and a new SuperTracker. The SuperTracker helps you plan, analyze and track your diet and physical activity.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
If you have wondered if you should start taking herbs, I encourage you to check out this website first. This website provides fact sheets on herbs including common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information.
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
There is a lot of information when you browse by category, located on the left side of the page. Common subjects include dietary guidance, lifecycle nutrition, diet and disease along with many others. A great resource for nutrition information!
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)
The world's largest association of food and nutrition professionals. This website has great information on general and specific nutrition. Use the links on the left to learn new information and tips on nutrition.