These links provide direct access to topics within the educational materials for first and second year medical students.

General Nutrition    
     
Consumer Information Center   Click here for access to hundreds of educational materials on health, food and nutrition, all of which have been published and reviewed by government agencies.
     
FDA Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition   This complex site provides access to many government resources on nutrition and is best used with a specific topic in mind due to its sheer size.
     
Food Safety Project   The Iowa State Extension Service has made food safety education a priority, providing lots of information and resources useful to consumers. The Iowa State Extension Service has made food safety education a priority, providing lots of information and resources useful to consumers.
     
Mayo Health Oasis   This is a site on which to find good nutrition information in a fun, user-friendly format. Bookmark this site as a source of nutrition advice that you can trust.
     
Meals For You   This site provides scores of recipes that can be sorted by type, ingredient, nutrient content, or special dietary needs. Formerly known as "My Menus."
     
CyberDiet   Gustafson, a registered dietitian, has put together an oasis of sane, fun and well-presented nutrition information. Lots of interactive stuff make this a lively site.
     
Healthcare Professionals Information
     
OncoLink   This award-winning website supplies information ranging in complexity from simple tips for cancer patients to scholarly journal articles.
     
American Cancer Society   Visit ACS to find much valuable information about cancer. ACS's dietary guidelines and common questions about cancer and diet are covered in a clear, readable style.
     
The Food Allergy Network   This site is a tastefully-done, informative resource for those who need the straight facts on food allergies, including FAQs, a newsletter and a section authored by a registered dietitian.
     
Healthfinder   Healthfinder does a nice job of organizing the often-confusing mass of health and nutrition information from federal and state agencies.
     
IFIC (International Food Information Council)   This uncluttered and easy-to-navigate site provides reporters, health professionals and others with balanced information on controversial issues in nutrition.
     
Institute of Food Science and Technology   This site, which posts the latest information on food science and technology, is designed for scientists, health professionals, journalists and consumers alike.
     
American Society for Nutritional Sciences   This site offers all 1997 issues of the Journal of Nutrition in full-text or abstract form online, as well a guide to more than 40 micro- and macro-nutrients, from arsenic to zinc.
     
Cyberounds   Health professionals can join online grand rounds hosted by two MDs. New nutrition discussion showcased each month.
     
Specialized Nutritional Information
     
The American Diabetes Association   Two crisp, clearly-organized home pages, one for professionals and one for laypersons, provide a comprehensive resource on diabetes.
     
Vegetarian Resource Group   Substantive, well-organized and balanced material providing news, recipes, nutrition information, links and ideas for those interested in eating a vegetarian diet.
     
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America   Substantive, well-organized and balanced material providing news, recipes, nutrition information, links and ideas for those interested in eating a vegetarian diet.
     
Ketogenic Diet   This site provides support, information, and resources to parents and health care providers using a ketogenic diet to treat seizure disorders in children.
     
The Food Allergy Network   This site is a tastefully-done, informative resource for those who need the straight facts on food allergy, including FAQs, a newsletter, and a section authored by a registered dietitian.
     
Children's Nutrition
     
It's Candy Time!   Chock-full of reliable information about how candy and sweets, in reasonable quantity, can fit into a well-balanced diet.
     
KidsHealth   This award-winning, beautifully designed site has much kid-friendly stuff on nutrition and health, as well as tips for parents.
     
Kids Learn About Diabetes   This website, which describes aspects of diabetes in a "kid-friendly" manner, was authored by a Boy Scout with diabetes as part of his work toward the rank of Eagle Scout.
     
Children With Diabetes   Every parent of a child with diabetes needs to know about this resourceful mix of information and support. Here, parents receive sound answers to their e-mailed questions from professionals.
     
Nutrition Café   Sponsor: Pacific Science Center and Washington State Dairy Council > Interactive nutrition education for kids. Be a nutrition sleuth, play "Grab a Grape" or find out how your eating habits measure up at the "Have-A-Bite Café." Big fun.