Kline Galland Online Information Center*

Nutrition

CDC and Foodborne Outbreaks

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Description:

Information on foodborne illness, outbreaks and how to prevent them.


Choose My Plate

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Description:

Choosemyplate.gov offers personalized eating plans, interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food choices, and advice to help consumers choose a healthier diet.


Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Description:

Published and updated every five years, the Guidelines provide authoritative advice about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases.


Food Stamp (SNAP) Special Rules for the Elderly or Disabled

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Description:

Most food stamp rules apply to all households, but there are a few special rules for households that contain an elderly or disabled member.


Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style

Source: National Heart Blood and Lung Institute

Description:

Prepare your favorite African American dishes in ways that protect you and your family from heart disease and stroke.


High Cholesterol: Understanding Your Risks

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Description:

Consumer information about controlling cholesterol; includes latest updates and fact sheets.


Meals on Wheels America

Description:

National organization supports senior nutrition programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior hunger and isolation. Site includes a directory for clients and volunteers.


National Nutrient Database

Source: USDA

Description:

Information to help consumers find hidden salt in foods. A wide variety of foods are listed from "worst to best," or alphabetically. Lists for many other nutrients also included.


Nutrition Center

Source: American Heart Association

Description:

Organization committed to promoting cardiovascular health. Website includes many resources for heart and stroke prevention and recovery.


Nutrition for Seniors

Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine

Description:

Large collection of links and resources from MedLine Plus.


Nutrition.gov

Source: U.S. Government

Description:

Links and resources, including nutrition information and Federal Nutritional Assistance Programs.


Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Description:

Online guide for healthy eating and safe physical activity for seniors.


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.