Information for Health Professionals

HHS, Food and Drug Administration

The Health Educator’s Nutrition Toolkit is designed to help health educators, dietitians, physicians, other health care and nutrition professionals, social workers, youth counselors, and program directors teach consumers about the Nutrition Facts label and how to use the information it provides to make healthier food choices.

USDA, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

The MyPlate MyWins resources are intended to empower individuals and families to develop a unique healthy eating style that works for them, now and over time.

American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines

Practice guidelines provide recommendations applicable to patients with or at risk of developing CVD. The focus is on medical practice in the United States, but guidelines developed in collaboration with other organizations can have a global impact.

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; USDA. NAL

Interactive DRI for Healthcare Professionals
Calculates daily nutrient recommendations, including energy, macronutrients, and micronutrients, for individual dietary planning based on the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs).

 

Find information on nutrition and osteoporosis, prevention resources and links to organizations active in osteoporosis awareness and risk reduction.

 

Find information about kidney diseases and nutrition. Resources are available for the the renal dietitian as well as for patient education.