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Professional and Career Resources

 

Locate upcoming nutrition-related conferences and workshops - including continuing education programs and topic updates. Also find health observance calendars, such as Heart Month and National School Breakfast Week.

 

Find links to national, state, and international dietetic associations for vast information for dietitians and those aspiring to careers in dietetics.

 

Find information on food standards, microbiology and biotechnology, as well as careers and education in food science. Links to many food science-related organizations and learning tools are also provided.

 

Provides access to a range of food glossaries, encyclopedias and dictionaries including those related to food ingredients, food processing, cooking and baking.

 

Presents resources for those involved in school food service and food service in other settings. Covers a ranges of topics such as cost control, facility design, meal planning, food safety and food regulation.

 

Links to an extensive list of nutrition and food service newsletters, journals and other publications of professional interest.

 

Discuss issues and exchange ideas with others by joining electronic discussion groups devoted to nutrition, food service, nutrition assistance programs and related issues. Also, read blogs written by nutrition and health professionals on topics ranging from dispelling food myths to food policy.

Links to resources on policy and legislation including the Federal Register Online and the Library of Congress' THOMAS legislation information tool. Also find information on state policies related to child nutrition and school health.

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