“Agricultural Research: Nurture Your Diet, Not Disease,” July 2010
This is a web-based document from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that discusses current findings in nutritional research as it relates to diseases including Alzheimer's, heart disease, and diabetes.
American Cancer Society
This is a resource for current health information about cancers.
American Diabetes Association
This is a resource for current health information about diabetes.
American Heart Association
This is a resource for current health information about heart disease and stroke.
This is a resource for current health information about arthritis and related conditions, such as fibromyalgia.
Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University
This is a good source for scientific information about nutrients, health benefits, and food sources.
This is a database from the National Institutes of Health where you can find information on foods and nutrition, including nutritional supplements and drugs.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
This is an excellent resource for learning more about alternative medicine and treatments, as well as the dangers of some supplements.
National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements
Here you can research specific nutrients, learn about the dangers of deficiency and toxicity, and determine the best food sources.
University of Maryland Medical Center, Medical References
This is an extensive database of diseases and disorders. It includes information about nutrients for prevention and treatment.
The World's Healthiest Foods, The George Mateljan Foundation
This database has research-based nutrition content, information about the origin of healthy foods, and preparation tips.