Additional health and nutrition information may be found on the websites of the organizations listed on this web page. Clicking on the name of the organization will provide you with access to the organization's website.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals and is committed to improving the nation's health and to advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education, and advocacy.
The American Academy of Family Physicians is dedicated to health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management by involving family physicians in targeted public health activities, specifically tobacco, obesity, exercise, and immunizations.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is a professional membership organization of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists, and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The Calorie Control Council is an international non-profit association representing the low-calorie food and beverage industry that promotes the importance of diet, physical activity, and weight control in achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Canada's Food Guide ensures that daily requirements for vitamins, minerals, and other important nutrients are met in order to achieve overall good health and vitality.
The Canadian Paediatric Society is the national association of paediatricians committed to advancing the health of children and youth by nurturing excellence in health care, advocacy, education, research.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 provides information and advice for choosing a healthy eating pattern that focuses on nutrient-dense foods and beverages and contributes to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.
Dietitians of Canada is the national professional association for dietitians and is dedicated to advancing the health of Canadians through food and nutrition.
Kids Eat Right focuses on preventing childhood obesity by educating families, communities, and policy makers about the importance of quality nutrition.
The Institute of Medicine is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public.
The International Food Information Council is dedicated to effectively communicating science-based information on health, food safety, and nutrition for the public good.
MyPlate was developed by USDA/CNPP as part of a larger communications initiative to promote the healthy eating patterns documented in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
The Potato Association of America collects and disseminates the best available technical and practical information relating to all aspects of potato production, biology, and utilization.
The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior represents nutrition educators in the United States and worldwide and is committed to promoting effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors.
The United States Potato Board (USPB) is the nation’s potato marketing and research organization and represents more than 2,500 potato growers and handlers across the United States. The USPB is the largest vegetable commodity board and is recognized as an innovator in the produce industry.