Heart Healthy Resources
The following are links to reputable sites containing nutrition and health information.
Lisa Nelson RD and eNutritionServices do not assume responsibility for communications or materials from the following sites and partners, including liability for their accuracy.
The American College of Sports Medicine is devoted to public awareness and education about the positive aspects of physical activity for people of all ages.
The American Diabetic Association is an organization that funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and services to people with diabetes, their families, health professionals, and the public.
The American Dietetic Association is comprised of health and nutrition experts nationwide with the mission of "leading the future of dietetics".
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The American Medical Association unites physicians nationwide to work on professional and public health issues.
The American Stroke Association is solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke.
The Food Safety website provides links to government selected resources related to food safety.
The Heartmates website provides resources for the spouse, family, and loved ones of a heart patient.
The National Dairy Council provides up-to-date nutrition information related to dairy products - milk, cheese, and yogurt.
The Mended Hearts, Inc. provides support for those recovering from a heart related illness focusing on the emotional aspects.
The MyPyramid website, created by the United States Department of Agriculture, allows you to personalize an eating plan of foods and amounts that are right for you.
The National Institutes of Health is one of the world's foremost medical research centers applying their findings to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is responsible for the safety and regulation of most foods and dietary supplements.
The Recovery Connection provides information on the connection between addiction, heart disease, and stroke, including next-steps for people recovering from addiction.
The Vital Health Zone will help you discover how better to take care of yourself, from the inside and out. You will learn all about nutrition, food, exercise, diet and how everything is tied together to make you whole. Vital Health Zone aims to inform you about the best ways to stay healthy, through the foods you eat, the supplements you take and the lifestyle you lead.
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