National Associations and Non-Profit Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society offers prevention resources on fitness and nutrition.

American Diabetes Association
One of the leading sites on diabetic research and information, healthy eating and other resources for diabetics

American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association is the largest organization of nutrition professionals and provides information on nutrition research published in ADA journal.

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association provides information on healthy hearts and healthy living.

American Medical Association
This site contains resources and recommendations from the medical community on obesity.

American Obesity Association
The American Obesity Association focuses on changing public policy and perceptions about obesity.

Health Canada
Health Canada is Canada’s website for healthy eating and nutrition and is categorized by age with special information for pregnant women.

Mayo Clinic
This site contains information on portion sizes, medicine, hot topics, and healthy recipes.

National Dairy Council
This site provides nutrition information, promotes a healthier society, and distributes educational resources.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has publications on obesity, the DASH eating plan, healthy recipes, interactive meal planners, and information on heart disease.

National Institute of Health
The NIH has resources and publications on healthy lifestyles and nutrition for all ages.

Partnership for Essential Nutrition
A non-profit group of consumers and health organizations that promote policies and research on the essentials of a balanced diet and healthy methods for weight loss.

Produce for Better Health Foundation
Produce for Better Health Foundation promotes 5-A-Day, Eat Your Colors, and contains research and information for educators, industry, and consumers.

Shape Up America!
Shape Up America is a non-profit group with the goal of achieving healthy weight. Includes a portion size quiz.

Win The Rockies
With the Rockies is a community-based outreach effort to improve health in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.