For Trainers: References

Web Resources - Children's Nutrition

Nutritional questions are answered in an easy alphabetical format.

Information about nutrition education, feeding general guidelines and nutrition is found here.

Web Site Resources

    1. http://www.aap.org/
      American Academy of Pediatrics - Child Health Information
    2. http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/cnrc/
      Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine
    3. http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/
      Food and Nutrition Information Center
    4. http://www.healthtouch.com
      Health Touch Sub Health Information
    5. http://www.eatright.org/
      The American Dietetic Association--Your link to nutrition and health!
    6. http://www.tinytummies.com
      Tiny Tummies Online - A food and nutrition newsletter for families and their children
    7. http://www.dole5aday.com
      This fun website teaches kids, parents, and teachers about why fruits and vegetables are so good for you
    8. http://www.lalecheleague.org/
      La Leche League International--Breastfeeding Information
    9. http://www.foodallergy.org
      Accurate and reliable information concerning food allergies is located here
    10. www.ific.org
      International Food Information Council presents scientific information on nutrition, health and food safety
    11. http://win.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm
      Weight Control Information Network
    12. http://navigator.tufts.edu/
      The Nutrition Navigator is a rating guide to nutrition websites
    13. http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com
    14. http://www.nci.nih.gov
      National Cancer Association-go to "genetics/prevention" then hit "cancer prevention" then hit nutrition/eating hints
    15. http://www.nfsmi.org
      National Food Services Management Institute has many resources available to download at no cost.

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Breastfeeding

    1. http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/
      Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk
    2. http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;112/5/1196
      Human Milk, Breastfeeding, and Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the United States


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Calcium

    1. http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/
      AAP - Calcium Requirements of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
    2. http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/nutrition/348-019/348-019.html
      Calcium Check List -- Food Guide Pyramid

Childhood Weight and Dieting Issues

    1. http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/over_child.htm
      Helping Your Overweight Child
    2. http://www.nncc.org/Nutrition/child.weight.html
      NNCC A Parent's Guide to Children's Weight
    3. http://www.wellpointfoundation.org/publications/
      33170_Wellpoint_Eng_Rev.PDF

      ADA Children's Nutrition Publications- "If Your Child is Overweight: A Guide For Parents"

Children with Special Needs

    1. http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/pubs_and_db.html
      Childhood obesity: A food and nutrition resource for educators and reserchers

Cholesterol

    1. http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/
      Cholesterol in Childhood
    2. http://www.nncc.org/Nutrition/cholest.html
      NNCC Cholesterol Guidelines for Children


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Diabetes

    1. http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/kids/
      Children with DIABETES - Children's Corner
    2. http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/d_08_000.htm
      Children with DIABETES - Food and Diet
    3. http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/d_08_800.htm
      Children with DIABETES - Food Guide Pyramid
    4. http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/parents/
      Children with DIABETES - Parents' Place
    5. http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/index_cwd.htm
      Children with DIABETES on-line COMMUNITY


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Fats

Feeding Guidelines for Children

    1. http://parenting.ivillage.com/tp/tpnutrition/0,,6z,00.html
      Experts: Nutritionist: Feeding Guidelines
    2. http://www.nncc.org/Series/good.time.meal.html
      NNCC Good Times at Mealtime

Food Additives

    1. http://www.nncc.org/Nutrition/hyper.html
      NNCC Hyperactivity Not Linked to Food Additives

Food Allergies

    1. http://www.fankids.org/
      Food Allergy News
    2. http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/
      content/abstract/pediatrics;62/2/240

      The Practical Significance of Lactose Intolerance in Children

Food Composition

    1. http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl
      Search the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Food Labels

    1. http://www.nncc.org/Nutrition/read.label.html
      NNCC Read the Label

Fruit Juice

    1. http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/333/8015/284570.html
      Intel Health: Nutrition-Apple Juice

Fruits and Vegetables

    1. http://www.dole5aday.com/
      Dole 5 A Day - Nutrition Education for Kids, Teachers and Parents

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Infant Nutrition

    1. http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/
      Iron Fortification of Infant Formulas
    2. http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/
      Soy Protein-based Formulas: Recommendations for Use in Infant Feeding
    3. http://www.nncc.org/Nutrition/adult.diet.html
      NNCC Adult Diets Don't Work for Babies

Iron

    1. http://www.aap.org/policy/re9865.html
      Iron Fortification of Infant Formulas


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Milk

    1.  http://parenting.ivillage.com/tp/tpnutrition/0,,44sv,00.html
      Experts: Nutritionist: Picky Eaters: One-year-old refuses milk
    2. http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/pediatrics;62/2/240
      The Practical Significance of Lactose Intolerance in Children
    3. http://www.dairycouncilofca.org/MD_NutritionMain.aspx

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Nutrition Education

    1. http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/index.html
      Nutrition Explorations By the National Dairy Council
    2. http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/
      TEAM Nutrition- USDA
    3. http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/preschoolnutr/348-950/348-950.html
      Virginia Cooperative Extension - Nourishing children with books

Nutrition Resources

    1. http://www.healthtouch.com/bin/Econtent_HT/hdSubIndex.asp?goto_type=1x5-Grid&index=119077&title=Nutrition=%26+Weight+Control&cid=HTHLTH
      Food for Thought Monitoring Project Curriculum Units from Health Net
    2. Grid&index=118381&title=Healthy+Nutrition+For+All+Ages&cid=HT
      Web Site Resource from Health Touch

Nutritional Guidelines

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Physical Fitness

    1. http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_fit/fitness/hate_sports.html
      A Parent's Guide to Fitness for Kids Who Hate Sports
    2. http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_fit/fitness/strength_training.html
      Children and Strength Training

Preschool Nutrition

    1. http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/preschoolnutr/348-009/348-009.html
      ABC's of Feeding Preschoolers
    2. http://www.nncc.org/Nutrition/nutrition.pres.html
      Nutrition For The Preschool Child

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Recipes

    1. http://parenting.ivillage.com/mom/kitchen/topics/0,,43l4,00.html?ice=ivl.searcht
      Family: Cooking/Recipes
    2. http://www.nncc.org/Nutrition/recipe.kid.html
      NNCC Recipes for Kids

 


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School Age Children

    1. http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/20722/7096/34058.html?d=dmtJHE
      Intel Health/John Hopkins Health: Nutrition For Ages And Stages

School Lunch Box

    1. http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_fit/nutrition/lunch_p2.html
      Packing School Lunches

Sports Nutrition

    1. http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_fit/nutrition/feed_child_athlete.html
      Do You Know How to Feed Your Child Athlete?

 

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Vegetarianism

    1. http://www.vrg.org/nutshell/kids.htm
      Feeding Vegan Kids -- The Vegetarian Resource Group
    2. http://www.vrg.org/family/adatranscript.htm
      Vegetarian Diets During Pregnancy, Lactation, and Infancy -- The Vegetarian Resource Group