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Title: USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center PDF
Url: http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/
Publisher: Food and Nutrition Information Center (U.S.)
Description: Nutrition is very important, and coming across high-quality websites on the subject is a real treat. The United States Department of Agriculture created the Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) in 1971, and their work is designed to provide a broad range of resources of nutrition for health professionals, educators, government personnel, and consumers. As with many of the USDA's sites, visitors can perform a full search using the embedded search engine, or use the "I Want To..." area to look up calories or nutrients in a food or ask a question of their resource specialists. First-time visitors should also look at their "Spotlights" section, which includes a special food pyramid for pregnant and nursing moms, the "Healthy Meals" resource system for child nutrition professionals, and food safety information. For those who know more or less what they are looking for, they can take advantage of the subject headings on the left-hand side of the homepage. Here they will find resources on weight and obesity, dietary supplements, dietary guidance, and food labeling.
LC Classification: Science -- Physiology -- Nutrition -- Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Home economics -- Nutrition. Foods and food supply -- Diet, food supply, nutrition policy of special countries -- By region or country, A-Z -- United States
Technology -- Home economics -- Nutrition. Foods and food supply -- Examination and analysis. Composition. Adulteration
Technology -- Home economics -- Nutrition. Foods and food supply -- Study and teaching
GEM Subject: Health
Health -- Nutrition
Health -- Instructional issues
Health -- Informal education
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Food
Health -- Nutrition
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
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Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Secondary Education
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-04-10 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-07-09 14:03:41 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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