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Food and Health Communications. For professionals; handouts for educating clients on as weight management, osteoporosis, diabetes, colon cancer, DASH diet, etc. 800-462-2352.
Fruits & Vegetables Galore. For professionals, this tool
provides information and tips on planning, purchasing, protecting,
preparing, presenting and promoting fruits and vegetables. Team
Nutrition. (703) 305-1624.
Health Education Kits for African Americans . For consumers and professionals; info on lactose intolerance and foods containing calcium; National Dairy Council.
Fat Now Listed With Saturated Fat and Cholesterol on the Nutrition
Facts Label. For consumers, this website provides information
on the final FDA trans fat labeling rule and guidance on how
to understand and use the Nutrition Facts Panel on Food Labels.
of Vitamins (2003). For professionals, this video offers a balanced
overview of vitamins and minerals.
(2003). For consumers, this textbook explores nutrition
concepts that makes learning easy and fun. Jones and Bartlett
Publishers. (800) 832-0034.
Food and Nutrition Education Program. For
professionals and consumers, this site provides nutrition
education to families in their homes or in small community groups
to offer knowledge and skills to help people control and manage
their food and nutrition practices for better health and quality
professionals, this website provides high quality food
photography for design groups, publishers, advertising agencies
and the food & catering industry.
"Add a Little Spice & Herbs to Your Life!" Materials
(6/2003). For professionals and consumers, this site
offers a PowerPoint presentation, web slide show, handout and
food tips/recipe ideas. Food,
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County.
With The Grain. For professionals, this educational
resource kit provides materials needed for planning an engaging
nutrition education program using the Dietary Guidelines to
tell the whole grain story. General Mills Bell Institute of
Health and Nutrition. (800) 328-1144.
For professionals and consumers, this website provides
information and tips on physical fitness, nutrition, prevention
and how to make healthy choices. U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services. (877) 696-6775.
Healthy Eating a Habit (6/2003). For professionals and
consumers, this online
newsletter is about food, nutrition & food safety.
Food Reflections, University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
in Lancaster County. (402) 441-7180.
Teaching Aids (2002-2003)
Description: This catalog contains over
900 nutrition items. Whether your practice is with clinics,
hospitals or schools, you will find products for teaching about
healthy eating. These teaching resources include food replicas,
food replica accessories, nutrition education materials for
children, videotapes, slides, software, books and other accessories.
Contact: NASCO Quality Products
Web site: http://www.enasco.com/
Cost: Varies depending on product
Substitutions and Makeovers (5/03).
For consumers; Q & As to enjoy delicious and nutritious
food. Food Reflections Newsletter. University of Nebraska
Cooperative Extension, 402-441-7180.
Way to Eat
(2003). For consumers, this guide identifies common barriers
to healthful eating in our current environment. American Dietetic
Association. (800) 877-1600 ext.5000
2002 and earlier
ADA Complete Food
and Nutrition Guide, Second Edition (2000). For professionals, this
book provides nutrition information and advice in achieving
optimal health and eating healthy. Provides practical tips and
flexible guidelines for choosing nutritious, flavorful and fun
foods. The Second Edition features new chapters on dietary supplements,
and on nutrition and health conditions, including Syndrome X,
adult and childhood diabetes, and food-drug interactions. American
Dietetic Association. (800) 877-1600 ext. 5000
Building a Healthy Diet (2000). For professionals,
this curriculum (also available in Spanish) was developed
by Iowa State University Extension to support nutrition education
in small group settings for adults enrolled in either the Expanded
Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP) or the Food Stamp Nutrition
Education Program (FSNEP). The curriculum uses principles of
adult learning to help low-resource families acquire the knowledge,
skills, and problem-solving abilities they need to improve the
nutritional status of their families within a limited budget.
Iowa State University Extension. (515) 294-6620
Catalog of Food, Nutrition and Health Resources. For
professionals, this on-line catalog links to various sites
offering food, nutrition and health resources. Sites include:
Food Safety - The new Food Domain, Food Preservation; On-Line
Newsletters for Food, Nutrition and Health; Food and Nutrition
Conference Materials March 2002 - 1997; and Educational Products
available from Food, Nutrition and Health Programs. Michigan State
University Extension, Children Youth and Family, Food Nutrition
and Health Programs. (517) 353-9102.
For professionals, this site offers distance-learning opportunities
specifically designed to meet your professional development needs.
Cornell University Division of Nutritional Sciences. (607) 255-2142.
Geriatric Diet & Nutrition Patient Education Manual (annual
updates). For professionals, this manual is a comprehensive
patient education resource. Ready-to-use handouts in two reading
levels in English and Spanish; easy-to-use diskette allows health
care professionals to adapt handouts to fit particular practice
situations. Nutrition Counseling
Education Services (NCES). (877) 623-7266.
Food and Nutrition Educational
Tools. For professionals and consumers,
this site provides resources for diabetes, osteoporosis,
weight loss, and wellness. Food and Health Communications, Inc.
Computer Art (1999-2000).
Audience: Professionals (Food professionals, food editors,
and anyone interested in food images)
Description: The original full-color collection of
FoodShapes Computer Art is a collection of appetizing images
of basic (American) foods. The collection includes many images
of healthy foods--grains, pastas, fruits and vegetables-- as well
as classic food items. They have been used in menus and brochures,
in classroom presentations by nutrition faculty, in WIC and other
nutrition programs, in food pyramids by public health departments.
For exhibits and packaging. On web pages of food businessses.
There are multiple uses for this attractive collection of food
43 Fairmount Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144
Cost: $160 + $7.00 shipping
“It's All About You"
Nutrition Communicator's Tool Kit (1999)
Description: This tool kit is the nutrition
education piece in the "It’s All About You" consumer messages
campaign. It offers creative & effective new ways to help
consumers eat better and be more active. Includes a humorous 30-minute
educational video, leader's guide, and reproducible client booklet
entitled Your Owner's Manual for Your Body: How to Fuel It and
Move It for a Fun and Healthy Life.
Contact: American Dietetic Association
216 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone: 800-877-1600 ext. 5000, Fax: 312-899-4899
Cost: $ 23.00 ADA members and nonmembers. Order
L-TEC illustrated: Teaching food
and nutrition concepts with photography (2001).
Description: L-TEC uses photos as a visual language
for teaching food & nutrition concepts. L-TEC photography
is available as clip art images and photo collections designed
for explaining a topic largely with pictures. Topics and available
samples include: Fruit Trays, Entrée Fruit Plates, Vegetable Prep,
Jewish Traditional Foods & Holidays, Food Acceptance, and
a Clip Art Collection.
Cost: All photo collections: $11.95, Clip Art: $49.95
Nutrients for Educational
Training in Senior Centers Bonnie Athas RD,C.D. (October
Audience: Consumers and Professionals
Description: These colorful fact sheets detail
the functions, food sources, deficiency and toxicity symptoms,
and recommended intakes for vitamins and minerals. Nutrients available
Vitamin B 6,
Vitamin B 12,
Contact: Bonnie Athas RD,C.D.
Nutrition Program Specialist
Utah State Division of Aging and Adult Services
Nutrition Education For Low Literate Teens and Adults
Description: This is a quick guide to articles,
books, kits, videos and Web sites that discuss nutrition education
for teens and adults with limited reading skills. It also lists
resources that will help you create and find easy-to-read print
materials. Some English as a Second Language materials are included.
However, this is not a major focus of the list.
Contact: Food and Nutrition Information Center
Description: Four colorful, health conscience posters
with accompanying handouts.
*Calorie Poster/Handout Set - This
14" X 20" poster's positive message shows clients that fruits
and vegetables fill them up and 2 medium baked potatoes contain
the same amount of calories as 1.6 oz of potato crisps yet weight
5 times more! And a small 1.6 oz bag of M&Ms contains the
same amount of calories as 4 small oranges, which weigh over one
*Phytoman Poster - This colorful 14" by 20" poster
can help you show clients the importance of fruits and vegetables.
It makes a great icebreaker for classes on phytochemicals. Also
it comes with 10 pages of copy-ready puzzles, handouts and recipes
to give your audience fun facts and ideas for incorporating more
fruits and vegetables in their diets.
*Dancing Heart Poster - Fruits and
vegetables make your heart feel like dancing! - This 14X20
color poster is attractive way to emphasize the importance of
fruits and veggies. Includes 3 camera-ready handouts with recipes,
the benefits of fruits and vegetables and tips to help clients
eat more fruits and vegetables. Each handout includes a space
for your contact information.
*Get AHEAD with Vegetables EVERY DAY Poster/Handout Set
- This 14X20 poster, in brilliant color, comes with copy-ready
handouts to teach your audience about the benefits of vegetables.
These handouts include recipes and tips to help them eat more
Cost: $26.95 per poster
Care of the Older Adult (1998)
Description: A handbook for dietetic professionals
working throughout the continuum of care: guidelines for providing
MNT for older adults. 16 chapters. (#5009)
Contact: Consultant Dietitians in Health Care Facilities
For credit card or purchase orders send to:
216 W Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone: 800/877-1600 ext. 5000
For check and money orders send to:
PO Box 97215
Chicago, IL 60678-7215
Cost: Member $29.95 /Nonmember $34.95
Nutrition Education Fact Sheets Kristin Hasting, MS,
Audience: Consumers and Professionals
Description: There are over 70 facts sheets
covering many topics related to older adults. Each topic has numerous
handouts. Topics include: Quick and Healthy Nutrition on a Budget,
Eating Challenges, Dealing with Weight Loss or Gain, Diet and
Disease, Health and Nutrition Guidelines, Medications and You,
and Food Safety.
Contact: Gerontological Nutritionists website
Issues in Ethnic and Socioeconomic Groups in the United States
(2001). For professionals, this book chapter describes
the variation in food and nutrient intakes among U.S. minority
populations as well as by socio-economic status. It also compares
dietary quality realtive to dietary guidelines. Humana Press.
State Developed Materials- WIC Paraprofessional Certification
Description: Bright Ideas Nutrition Education Skills Module,
Level III, WIC #500 (9/97)
Bright Ideas! Nutrition Education Skills Module consists
of 14 Units. It is interactive and requires the employee to complete
the readings for a unit, then practice and discuss their experiences
with a group of employees, a designated discussion partner or
their supervisor. Viewing and discussing the video "Making a Difference
with Nutrition Education" is an activity of this module.
Note: Facilitator's Guide is currently unavailable electronically.
Contact: Colorado WIC
Fruits and Vegetables for Better Taste (1/2000).
For professionals and consumers, this poster offers tips
on produce storage. Postharvest Technology Research and Information
Center, Department of Pomology, University of California. (530)752-6941.
Tailoring Nutrition Education to Older Adults (1999)
Description: This program includes a videotape
and facilitator's manual for training new nutrition education
assistants or for providing in-service to those who have not worked
with the elderly clients. The program covers four different topics
that are important when working with this population: nutritional
needs of older adults, challenges of working with older adults,
physical changes in aging, and the safety and well-being of older
adults. As each topic is covered on the videotape, there is a
prompt to stop the tape and participate in the activity described
in the facilitator's manual. These are activities designed to
get everyone in the group involved and to use group problem-solving
techniques. videotape/booklet, 40 min/45 pp.
Contact: Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension
315 HES Building
Stillwater, OK 74078-6163
Phone: 405-744-6283; Fax: 405-744-3538
New Food Label (May 2001)
Description: A food label education program
for high school students prepared by the Department of Health
and Human Services/Public Health Service US Food and Drug Administration
and The International Food Information Council Foundation.
Contact: International Food Information Council
Cost: Complimentary copies can be downloaded in
5 A Day News
Audience: Consumers and Professionals
Description: Each quarterly issue of this on-line
newsletter is packed with information on:produce for Better
Health Foundation's latest efforts & events, current fruit
and vegetable research, nutrition policy issues, industry and
state 5 A Day updates, 5 A Day news from around the world.
Contact: Produce for Better Health website