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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

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Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center – The largest of USDA’s human nutrition research facilities. The center’s mission is to define, through research, the role of food and its components in optimizing human health.

CDC Nutrition for Everyone – Compilation of resources by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help people make better food choices and learn about nutrition.

Choose My Plate – Provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, gives dietary guidelines, food plans, nutritional information, and much more.

CINAHL Complete – CINAHL Plus is a database available from Ellender Library which provides indexing and full text articles from journals in the fields of nursing and allied health.

Food and Nutrition Information Center – From the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this resources provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.

Food Safety – A gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies.

Lifecycle Nutrition -The National Agricultural Library’s Food and Nutrition Information Center provides information on infants, children, adolescents, pregnancy, breastfeeding, aging, fitness and sports, and vegetarian nutrition.

Louisiana Athletic Trainers’ Association

Louisiana Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition – Louisiana’s professional board responsible for consumer protection through the regulation of dietetics and nutrition practices.

MedlinePlus – MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, provides information on diseases, conditions, and wellness in easy to understand language for patients and their family and friends.

National Athletic Trainers’ Association

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders – NIDCD conducts and supports research on normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language.

Nutrition Insights – The USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion provides a brief examination of a current food or nutrition topic.

Nutrition.gov – U.S. Department of Agriculture’s consumer page on nutrition, food safety, dietary supplements and more.

President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Science Accelerator – Science Accelerator is a gateway to science, including R&D results, project descriptions, accomplishments, and more, via resources from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), U.S. Department of Energy.

USDA Economics and Statistics System

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

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ATSDR-Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry – A Federal publc health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Cancer Statistics – Information from the National Cancer Institute on cancer statistics. Includes reports of cancer rates and trends, a statistics glossary, and data tools.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention – The CDC aims to protect the health of people and communities through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability and preparedness for new health threats.

CINAHL Plus – CINAHL Plus is a database available from Ellender Library which provides indexing and full text articles from journals in the fields of nursing and allied health.

Drug Information – Produced by the National Library of Medicine as serves as a gateway to current drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other government agencies.

Drugs@FDA – Information about FDA-approved prescription, over-the-counter, and discontinued drug products.

FastStats-Health Statistics A-Z – The FastStats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.

HealthFinder.gov – Healthfinder.gov features reliable and up-to-date health information from government and non-profit organizations.

HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program – The Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services administers a scholarship program which aims to alleviate the shortage of nurses in certain types of health care facilities.

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals – The mission of the Department of Health and Hospitals is to protect and promote health and to ensure access to medical, preventive, and rehabilitative services for all citizens of the state of Louisiana.

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners – Online verification system that allows user to view information about a variety of professionals in the medical field.

Louisiana State Board of Nursing

MedlinePlus – MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, provides information on diseases, conditions, and wellness in easy to understand language for patients and their family and friends.

National Center for Health Statistics – The National Center for Health Statistics provides quick and easy access to a wide range of information and data from birth and death records, medical records, interview surveys, and through direct physical exams and laboratory testing.

National Guideline Clearinghouse – Is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) that provides objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines.

National Health Information Center (NHIC) – NHIC is a health information referral service that links users to organizations that provide reliable health information.

Nursing Research – The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) aims to provide research and tools to the nursing field.

Parish Health Profiles – Provides information that will support data driven planning and implementation of health policies and interventions to improve health outcomes for Louisiana and its communities.

SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information – Material for the patient/consumer as well as the health care professional.

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