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Links: Nutrition and Food Safety
General Information
American Dietetic Association
Organization of food and nutrition professionals, including registered dietitians, dietetic technicians, clinical and community dietetics professionals, consultants, food service managers, educators, and researchers.
AIDS/HIV Dietetic Practice Group
Consumer Nutrition Information Line: 1-800-366-1655 (Dietitian referral and recorded information.)
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
FDA center responsible for promoting and protecting the public's health by ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled.
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Information on dietary guidelines, food safety, and nutrition from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library.
Gateway to U.S. Government food safety information.
International Food Information Council
Collects and disseminates scientific information on food safety, nutrition, and health.
Web site devoted to preserving weight and lean body mass in people with HIV. Includes section on "Dietary Supplements for HIV Health/Wellness".
NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Featuring the International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements (IBIDS) database.
Tufts University's HIV and Nutrition Page
Easy-to-read information.
Program for Wellness Restoration
(PoWeR) Information-based treatment and research advocacy organization which disseminates information to patients and physicians about a comprehensive, state-of-the-art approach to AIDS wasting management, prevention, and reversal.
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
Database of nutrient values for thousands of foods. Type in any food item and get its nutrient value.
Program Management
Development Gateway Food Security
The Development Gateway is an independent not-for-profit organization conceived by World Bank President James Wolfensohn and initially developed in the World Bank to enhance in-country development.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
(FAO) Provides assistance and analyzes and disseminates information related to international food and agriculture issues, including a section on HIV/AIDS, food security, and nutrition at the household level.
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project
(FANTA) Supports integrated food security and nutrition programming to improve the health and wellbeing of women and children. Funded by USAID and PEPFAR.
International Food Policy Research Institute: HIV/AIDS and Food Security
Established to help developing countries devise appropriate policies to reduce hunger and malnutrition. Includes numerous resources on the topic of HIV and food security. Publications in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
World Bank Nutrition Page
Reports, policy analyses, nutrition toolkits, and more.
See Also
HIV InSite Knowledge Base
Nutritional Issues
Alternative and Complementary Medicine