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Supplemental Readings

Some supplemental information provided by Coursera "Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention" lectured by Katie Ferraro

'Why Study Nutrition?'
WHO E-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA) A-Z list of interventions: http://www.who.int/elena/titles/en/ WHO eLENA overview, Choosing Good Nutrition Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jBsLsJvu80&feature=youtu.be Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND) Evidence Analysis Library: http://andevidencelibrary.com/ AND NutriGuides mobile app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nutriguides/id512278988?mt=8 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrition Evidence Library (NEL): http://www.nel.gov/ United States Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) National Guideline Clearinghouse: http://www.guideline.gov/

'Focus on Carbohydrates'
MedlinePlus, Carbohydrates: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/carbohydrates.html CDC, Nutrition for Everyone, Carbohydrates: http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/carbs.html FAO, Carbohydrates in human nutrition: http://www.fao.org/docrep/w8079e/w8079e00.htm UCSF Patient Education, Carbohydrates: http://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/carbohydrates/index.html

'Focus on Lipids'
MedlinePlus, Fat: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dietaryfats.html CDC, Nutrition for Everyone, Dietary Fat: http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/fat/index.html FAO, Fats and oils in human nutrition: http://www.fao.org/docrep/V4700E/V4700E00.htm UCSF Patient Education, Fat: http://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/guidelinesforalowcholesterollowsaturatedfatdiet/index.html

'Focus on Protein'
MedlinePlus, Protein: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002467.htm CDC, Nutrition for Everyone, Protein: http://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/protein.html FAO, Energy and Protein Requirements: http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/AA040E/AA040E00.HTM UCSF Patient Education, Healthy Ways to Increase Calories & Protein: http://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/healthywaystoincreasecaloriesandprotein/index.html

'Focus on Vitamins'
MedlinePlus, Vitamins: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/vitamins.html Harvard School of Public Health, Vitamins: http://www.harvardschoolofpublichealth.org/nutritionsource/questions/vitamin-questions/index.html FAO Human Vitamin and Mineral Requirements: http://www.fao.org/docrep/004/Y2809E/y2809e00.HTM#Contents World Health Organization, Vitamin A Deficiency: http://www.who.int/nutrition/topics/vad/en/index.html

'Focus on Minerals'
Medline Plus, Minerals: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/minerals.html Vitamins & Minerals: Understanding Their Role, Harvard Health: http://www.helpguide.org/harvard/vitaminsandminerals.htm FAO Human Vitamin & Mineral Requirements: http://www.fao.org/docrep/004/Y2809E/y2809e00.HTM#Contents US National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements, Calcium: http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Calcium-QuickFacts/

'Meal Planning Guides Around the World'
ChooseMyPlate.gov: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ SuperTracker: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/SuperTracker/ American Diabetes Association Planning Meals: http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/planning-meals/ MyFoodAdvisor (ADA Meal Planning): http://tracker.diabetes.org/ Nutrihand (Consumer Meal Planning): http://www.nutrihand-inc.com/Consumers.html Healthy Eating Plate (Harvard): http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/what-should-you-eat/pyramid/ Oldways: http://www.oldwayspt.org/

'Determining Individual Nutrient Needs'
National Institutes of Health Menu Planner: http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/menuplanner/menu.cgi Interactive DRI for Healthcare Professionals: http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/fnic/interactiveDRI/ USDA SuperTracker: https://www.supertracker.usda.gov/default.aspx FAO Nutritional Requirements: http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/nutrition/requirementspubsen.stm

'Dietary Supplements'
Office of Dietary Supplements, Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets: http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/list-all/ UC Berkeley, Berkeley Wellness Letter Dietary Supplements Guide: http://www.wellnessletter.com/ucberkeley/best-of-wellness/dietary-supplements-guide/ MedlinePlus, Herbal Medicine: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/herbalmedicine.html NCCAM, Using Dietary Supplements Wisely: http://www.nccam.nih.gov/health/supplements/wiseuse.htm


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