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  • Carbohydrate Counter
    An easy to search database of foods and their carbohydrate content.
  • Conjugated Linoleic Acids
    Information from the University of Wisconsin detailing research papers on this subject. A PDF file of research summaries is available for download.
  • Egg Nutrition Center
    Scientific information for nutritionists and health care providers to learn about eggs and good nutrition. Has list of research and scientific studies done an eggs online.
  • Fish Oils
    Summaries of the latest research on the health benefits of the omega-3 contentof fish oils.
  • Fish Oils in Health and Disease
    Data base with current scientific research relating to the benefits of fish oil and fish consumption.
  • Food Additives and Ingredients Association
    Includes information on food additives and food ingredients such as enumbers, emulsifiers, flavorings, colorings, functional foods, and preservatives.
  • Food Supplements
    Information about effects of vitamins and minerals in the body with reference listings for individual nutrients.
    Discover nutrient contents and see if you're getting the RDA.
  • Foods and Nutrition Solutions
    Information on food buying, preparation, preservation, safety, storage, and nutritive analysis.
  • Life Research Universal- Health Department
    Has listing of foods with saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories. Provides menus with fat and caloric content and nutritional values.
  • Loders Croklaan Lipid Nutrition
    Supplies products resulting from an intensive lipid research program dedicated to delivering lipid ingredients with proven health benefits from natural sources.
  • Lutein - The Vision Carotenoid
    Simple and clear information on role of lutein, a plant carotenoid deficient in most western diets, in vision, especially the prevention of 'age-related macular degeneration', as well as overall health, from the 'Lutein Information Bureau' in USA.
  • Mike's Calorie and Fat Gram Chart
    Has calorie and fat gram chart for 1000 foods sorted by carbohydrates, cholesterol, protein, and fat listed alphabetically. Provides health and fitness links.
  • Natural Food: Fruit
    Discusses how we came to be eating the small range of fruits we now eat, and the relative nutritional and protective strengths of commercially available fruit.
  • Natural Food: Grains Beans and Seeds
    Covers legumes and seeds and their role in the human diet through human evolution. Focuses on the legume, grain, and seed species worldwide, and is particularly relevant to the legume/grain debate in reference to human biochemistry.
  • Natural Food: Vegetables
    A discussion of the nutritional values of vegetables during human evolution and today; including the importance of tubers, roots, corms, rhizomes and bulbs during evolution. Extensive notes on wild African, Asian, and European edible plants.
  • Nutrients in Soyabeans
    A brief piece on the nutritional composition of soyabeans.
  • Nutrition Guide
    Information about nutrients in vegetables, green grasses, seeds, whole grains, sprouts, and legumes.
  • Pecans, Nutritional Content.
    Fat profile, studies on the effect of pecans and other nuts on blood profiles. From the National Pecan Shellers Association, USA
  • Phytochemicals: Vitamins of the Future?
    Describes phytochemicals, identifies the foods in which they are found, and suggest ways to obtain them from a diet.
  • Soy Info Online
    Information on soy, soy products, and legumes. Nutrient charts for common legumes, discussion of allergies, phytochemicals, and protective effects.
  • Whey Protein Institute
    Advocates the use of whey proteins in nutrition. Describes nutrition facts and functions complete proteins have in diet.

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