|Focus on Nutrition|
|Cooking Links||There are hundreds of
websites devoted to cooking and the enjoyment of food.
Eldernet offers a handful of the better sites, in hopes
that you will find one that inspires or informs you
toward a healthier and more nutritious diet. Bon Appetit!
|Take a Nutrition Assessment||Interactive
nutrition assessment tells you what you should
eat, and analyses what you do eat, based upon the
USDA Food Guide Pyramid. (The "5-Second Window"
advertisements that keep popping up in this site are
annoying, but the information is worth the trouble.)
Created by "Phys.," a virtual magazine on the
|Ask the Dietitian||Joanne Larson, MS, RD, LD, has
gathered together her professional answers to questions
from consumers about a wide variety of nutrition-related
topics, ranging from food chemistry to family dynamics.
Makes for interesting and informative reading.
|The Food Guide Pyramid||The American Dietetic
Association introduces the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food Guide Pyramid, showing you what foods you should be
eating daily, in what amounts. Choose interactive
graphics to learn more each of the food areas once you
get to the Pyramid.
|Worldguide: Nutrition||Excellent primer on nutrition
satisfies your intellectual curiosity about food groups,
as well as providing clear guidance about how to eat well
for good nutrition.
|Third Age Media||Check out "Help With Diet
& Exercise," from Third Age, a new virtual
magazine and Web guide for seniors.
|American Dietetic Association||Resource page on this premier
website gives you nutrition news, guides, books,
womens information, index to the Journal of The
American Dietetic Association, nutrition fact sheets
and much more about nutritional health.
|Top 10 Websites on Nutrition||The Department of
Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise at Virginia Tech
gives you its top ten sites for nutrition information.
These tend to be less-commercial sites and are full of
with facts, features, interactive assessments, links to
other sites and other information about diet and
|Healthtouch||Index of short
pages on healthy diet, exercise and tips for better
living from Healthtouch Online.
|Foods and Nutrition Digest||Journal from Kansas State
University has hundreds of both consumer-oriented and
scientific articles archived online. Often technical but
makes for interesting reading about nutrition.
|Epicurean Website||Epicurious Food shows you how to
enjoy eating, with recipes, cookbook reviews, tips on
finding the best food products, food news and much more.
|Restaurants Worldwide||Collection of online search
guides and databases to restaurants worldwide. Most of
these directories are weak outside of major metropolitan
areas, but they are useful if you are traveling or live
in a major city.
|Veggies Unite||Veggies Unite is considered by
many to be the best site on the Web for vegetarian
nutrition and lifestyles information. Fun, informative
and easy to use, this site includes links to lots of
related information on the Internet.
|Mother Natures General Store||Online shopping for natural and
organic foods and personal care products.
|Weight Loss Sites|
|Overeaters Anonymous||Homesite for this non-profit
weight-loss organization based upon the 12-step model of
community and spirituality. Best pick for those with
serious problems with weight.
|T.O.P.S.||Another non-profit weight-loss
organization that does not follow the 12-step model.
Token membership fees are required.
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