Other Resources

Agriculture Network Information Center.

This rich gateway to food, agricultural, and environmental information and resources is a collaboration between libraries and Cooperative Extension.

National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research.

Provides a one-stop, web-based catalogue of existing surveillance systems that contain data relevant to childhood obesity research. Includes data at local, state, and national levels on a range of variables.

USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.

View recent reports on the Child and Adult Care Food Program, effects of reimbursement tiering, the role of child care centers in children's nutrition, and more.

USDA. ARS. Baylor College of Medicine. Children's Nutrition Research Center.

An organization dedicated to researching the role of nutrition in prenatal and child development. Find information on current research on child nutrition.

DHHS. NIH. Office of Dietary Supplements; National Library of Medicine.

Search online for manufacturers' complete label information for a selection of on-market and off-market dietary supplement products. Find product information, dietary supplement facts, label statements, and contact information.

USDA Economic Research Service

An online mapping tool that measures access to affordable, nutritious food by census tract, using indicators such as distance to grocery stores and vehicle availability, and updates previous estimates of food desert census tracts.

USDA. ARS. Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center.

Provides dietary survey data about food consumption patterns in the United States. Articles regarding USDA dietary intake research methods are also available.

National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research.

For public health researchers, a searchable database of diet and physical activity measures (or tools) relevant to childhood obesity research to promote the consistent use of common measures and research methods.

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Searchable database provides access to a wide range of consumer-friendly as well as professional-level health information including fact sheets, journal articles, and news items. Also includes a medical encyclopedia.