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Dietary Guidelines

Government guidelines

Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005, 6th edition. USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. A complete guide to food selection, and over-all health.

Nutrition.gov, a Federal web site with links to all sorts of different government web sites dealing with nutrition and health.

Health organizations

The New England Journal of Medicine, the popular web version of this prestigious organization.

National Cancer Institute, updated weekly.

National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity, promotes within the legislative and executive branches of the Federal government a better understanding of the importance of healthy eating,physical activity, and obesity control to the nation's health and health-care costs.

American Dietetic Association. With nearly 70,000 members, this is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the nation.

Private industry

Fruits & Veggies-More Matters. The "5 a Day" Program has been updated to the new Fruits & Veggies-More MattersTM campaign. Visit for veggie calculators, new tools, and recipes to help you include new fruits and veggies into your diet.

The United Fresh Produce Association, the national trade organization representing the interests of producers and distributors of commercial quantities of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Produce Marketing Association. Trade association for marketers of fruits, vegetables, and floral products. Provides information on industry events and issues.

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