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Nutrition Sites

This is the start of our directory of high quality websites that focus on food, nutrition, health and weight loss. We will be adding to this site on a regular basis, so if you know of a high quality site not listed here….please let us know.

Alltop Health - You can think of an Alltop site as a “digital magazine rack” of the Internet with interesting sites relating to health, nutrition and weight loss.

American Diabetes Association - The mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the
lives of all people affected by diabetes.

American Dietetic Association - The American Dietetic Association is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

American Heart Association - The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is: “Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.”

Australian Diabetic Association
- The national peak body for diabetes in Australia providing a single, powerful, collective voice for people living with diabetes, their families and carers.

EatWell - This is the Food Standards Agency’s consumer advice and information site. It is packed with reliable and practical advice about healthy eating, understanding food labels and how what we eat can affect our health.

British Dietetic Association - The British Dietetic Association, established in 1936, is the professional association for dietitians providing a range of Food Fact Sheets and information.

British Heart Foundation - Providing information and education to stop premature death from heart disease.

Cancer Research UK - Is the world’s leading independent organisation dedicated to cancer research.

Canned Food UK - Canned Food UK is an organisation committed to explaining and promoting the benefits of canned food to consumers in the UK.

Diabetes Heal - Extensive information on diabetes.

Diabetes UK - Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.

Dietetic Association of Australia - As the largest professional nutrition organisation in Australia, our website gives you practical, up-to-date information you can trust.

Dietetics UK - Nutrition & Dietetics discussion forum for Dietitians, Health and Exercise Professionals, Caterers and related students.

Eat at Ease - EatatEase is an online clinic that lets you get direct access with a UK registered dietitian from the comfort of your own home. Tonnes of valuable, reliable information on weight loss and nutrition.

Eat in Colour - An exciting site to remind us what a pleasure fruit and vegetables can be and to help us to make sure we all enjoy a healthy diet.

Health Castle - is the most comprehensive nutrition community run by Registered Dietitians on the Internet. Spreading the goodness of nutrition is our passion.

Health Central - An extensive network of health sites covering a broad range of health topics.

Healthy Health List - Welcome to Healthy Health Lists. Each day or two I post great health lists selected or composed by me and you. These health lists, tips, tricks, facts and other things are easy to read, they will keep you in vitality and good mood.

Heart Foundation Australia - The Heart Foundation is dedicated to reducing the dreadful effects of the number of people living with, or dying from heart, stroke and blood vessel disease.

I Ate a Pie  - Provides reviews of foods marketed as diet friendly options.

Limes and Lycopene - This blog is written by a nutritionist and herbalist who works in private practice in Sydney, Australia. Limes & Lycopene is all about food and health.

Mental Health Foundation - The site offers information and publications to download on research, good practice in services and on mental health problems and key issues.

National Obesity Forum - The NOF was established in May 2000 to raise awareness of the growing impact of obesity and overweight on our patients and our National Health Service.

Sense About Science - Sense About Science is an independent charitable trust telling the truth about science and nutrition and dieting.

Sustain Web - The Food and Mental Health Project addresses the many implications of the growing evidence linking what we eat to the way we feel and behave.

Wellsphere: Health and Nutrition - Wellsphere has built an broad range of online healthy living communities that help people ‘Get active, Eat better and Unwind’.