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Nutrition Information

Organizations Information
Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS) Farmers Markets Provide information and resources about farmers markets
American Dietetic Association Nutrition information and links to other foods and nutrition web sites, e.g. American Cancer Society, American Academy of Pediatrics, etc.
Ask the Dietitian A site to seek nutritional advise
California Dietetic Association

Information on this professional organization

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom Agricultural information for schools
Network for a Healthy California Part of the Cancer Prevention and Nutrition Section which implements large-scale dietary improvement measures including for Better Health!, California Dietary Practices Surveys, and the Nutrition Network for Healthy, Active Families Campaign and the Skin Cancer Prevention Program.
California WIC Association Provides information regarding WIC activities supported by the association.
Consumer Information Center

Categories include food & nutrition, children and health. Free and inexpensive pamphlets to order or download

Dairy Council of California

Provides nutrition and dairy information

Department of Health and Human Services Healthfinder

Includes a search engine for locating specific information and includes information on antifraud topics and health news.

Dole 5-a-day

Kids can learn about fruits and vegetables

Eating Disorders

Support and information on the various eating disorders

Fast Food Facts

Nutrition information on fast food restaurant items

Farmers Market Program

Information on the farmers market programs in California; list of sites

Food Allergy Network

Increases food allergy awareness and helps families living with food allergies

Food and Nutrition Information Center

Index of food & nutrition, eating disorders, etc. & food guide pyramid information

From the Garden to the Table

An after-school program for youths that teaches nutrition, cooking, music, and more

Georgia Council Against Health Fraud

Information on health fraud and alternative medicine

Healthy Kids Resource Center

Helps California schools to create health education programs & provide accurate health information to students

Head Start

Information on program designed for low-income preschool children

Healthy Weight Network

Focuses on healthy eating; suggests books and materials, offers advice for fen-phen users, etc.


Referral center for various resources in Orange County

International Food Information Council

Information for media, parents, consumers and health professionals

Kids Food Cyber Club Nutrition interactive site for teachers and the classroom
Kids Food Web Site Information about nutrition for kids; includes a parent section.
La Leche League

Information and support on breastfeeding

Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health

Links to Orange County MCAH Program

National Council Against Health Fraud

Victims redress hotline, book list, position papers

Nutrition Web Site Designed for teens in English, Spanish and German; contains low fat recipes to help with weight loss, exercise information and links to diet planner and calorie database.
ProjectLEAN California ProjectLEAN - Supports and promotes healthy eating and physical activity. ProjectLEAN is based on scientific research to provide services to improve the quality of life.
School Breakfast Program

Food assistance program

State WIC Branch

Information regarding the State WIC Branch

Summer Food Lunch Program

Food assistance program

US Department of Agriculture

Information on programs within the Department of Agriculture

US Food and Drug Administration

Information on programs within the FDA

Vegetarian Resource Center

Provides a wide variety of information and support for vegetarians

Washington State Dairy Council Provides health professionals, educators, the media and the public information necessary to make wise food choice
WIC Sharing Center A site to find State developed materials and nutrition education resources