Reliable Nutrition Go-To Sources

Finding Nutrition information on the internet is not hard!  Finding reliable, evidenced based nutrition information may be more difficult to sift through all the rest!  Here's a list of our top resources! 

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Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

From Baby to Teens, Kids Eat Right has it covered!   Topics range from school lunch, fitness for the family, importance of sleep and introducing solids, to teaching teens how to read food labels!  Get ready to fill your recipe box too with recipes for toddlers, school age to teens!

Ellyn Satter, MS, RD, CICSW, BCD

If you've heard the term, "Division of Responsibility", it was all started by Ellyn Satter.  She has helped educate nutrition professionals and parents on how to best feed our children.  The Division of Responsibility divides up parent's job and kid's jobs with eating and meal times.  "Parents are responsible for the what, when, and where of feeding; children are responsible for the how much and whether of eating."  (source:  Child of Mine).  For a step-by-step guide at every age group on feeding your child, go to Ellyn Satter Institute.

Jill Castle, MS, RD, LN

Talk about a wealth of information!  Learn how to feed your child from the expert!  Pop in your earbuds while exercising or cleaning around the house and listen to her "Nourished Child" Podcast.  Soon you will fill more empowered with how to feed your little ones!  Jill teaches not just the what but the how to feed your children to help them establish healthy eating habits not just for today but for their lifetime.  She includes practical tips that you can start tonight at dinner!  https://jillcastle.com/

Sally Kuzemchak, RD

Real Mom Nutrition

Sally's website,  Real Mom Nutrition is your go to spot for great recipes for feeding your family, helpful lunch box solutions to get out of the same food rut when filling lunch boxes and real life examples of the challenges of feeding a family.

I love her 20 Healthy Team Snacks free download!   I can relate to her quest to change the team snack after games.  When my boys started playing sports, I was surprised at the team snacks brought out after the game and often brought watermelon which the kids cobbled down.  Help make the change on your team while helping our kids learn how to fuel themselves well after exercising! 

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Podcasts, Blogs and More

One of the best ways for me to stay up-to-date and hear a variety of reliable nutrition information is listening to podcasts.  Subscribe to Sound Bites Podcast with Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE to hear Melissa's interviews with a variety of topics covered by nutrition professionals.

Nutrition Hot Topics is covered in the podcast Breaking Down Nutrition:  Your Digest for What Works, What Doesn't by Dr. Susan Mitchell and Regina Ragone, registered dietitian nutritionists. 

Nutrition Blog Network

Searching for reliable, evidence based nutrition information to follow?  Nutrition Blog Network covers all things nutrition with topics ranging from Diabetes, Heart Disease, Fitness, Vegetarian, Weight Management, Gluten-Free, Senior Health, Pregnancy and more!  Everything's covered at the Nutrition Blog Network website.  Find your topic and click knowing you are receiving your information from reliable nutrition professionals! 

 

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Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals with over 100,000 credentialed practitioners.  Looking for a Nutrition Expert close to home?  Enter your zip code from the eatright.org website to Find a Nutrition Expert close to you!

Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD:  Sports Nutrition Expert

Looking for Sports Nutrition Information?  Confused how to fuel your body well for your sport?  Don't rely on what you hear in the locker room, look to the expert!  Through Nancy Clark's blog, books, workshops and recipes, she has you covered! 

Brian Wansink, Professor and Director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab

I'm going to geek out a bit here.  When I was in college reading through a massive amount of research papers, I never would have thought I would have a favorite researcher but I do!  Brian Wansink has several websites including Slim by Design , Mindless Eating and The Food and Brand Lab. One of my favorite studies is the refueling soup bowl--would you keep eating?

Do you stop eating when you're full or when your plate is empty?  Brian Wansink is Professor and Director of the famed Cornell University Food and Brand Lab researches ways to improve our habits like moving cereal boxes off the counter and see what happened with the 20lb cereal box .