Nutritional Resources

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Nutrition Guides & Handouts:

Local Groceries & Co-ops:

Lovey’s Natural Foods and Cafe – Wilmington, NC

Tidal Creek Co-op – Wilmington, NC

The Veggie Wagon – Carolina Beach, NC


Local Farms & Gardens:

Motts Channel Fish Market – Wrightsville Beach, NC

Hilltop Angus Farms – Wilmington, NC

Progressive Gardens – Wilmington, NC

Lewis Farms – Wilmington, NC

Farmer Mac’s Berries – Hampstead, NC

Atlantic Seafood Co. – Hampstead, NC

Nature’s Way Farm and Seafood – Hampstead, NC

Jones Family Farm – Burgaw, NC

Heritage Produce at Shelton Herb Farm – Leland, NC

MiniStock Farm – Rocky Point, NC


Local Farmers’ Markets:

Riverfront Farmers’ Market – Wilmington, NC [April-December]

Farmers’ Market at Poplar Grove – Wilmington, NC [April-December]

Wrightsville Beach Farmers’ Market – Wrightsville, NC [May-September]


Organic Food Websites:

Local Harvest

Organic Kitchen

Eat Wild


Nutritional Tools:

Livestrong’s “My Plate” Food Tracking


My Fitness Pal Calorie Counter

USDA National Nutrient Database


Understanding Nutrition:

Organic Food Standards and Labels: The Facts

Understanding Food Labels

All About Food Additives


Local Nutrition Statistics:

NC Physical Activity and Nutrition Data Resources

NC Surveillance Data and Statistics


National Nutrition & Health Links:

Environmental Working Group

Harvard School of Public Health

Precision Nutrition

United States Department of Agriculture 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


Nutrition & Cancer:

Consumer Concerns About Hormones in Foods

Overview of Nutrition in Cancer Care

Cancer and Obesity

Diet and Physical Activity: What’s the cancer connection? 

Nutrition for Children with Cancer


Nutrition & Diabetes:

Diabetes, Food and Fitness

What I need to know about eating and diabetes


Nutrition & Heart Disease:

Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure

Reduce Salt and Sodium in Your Diet 

Your Guide to Lowering Cholesterol


Nutrition & Pregnancy:

Food Safety for Moms-To-Be 

Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy


Nutrition for Children & Teens:

Raising Healthy Kids

BAM: Nutrition and Activity Resources for Teens

Healthy Eating: A Nutrition Resource for Families and Children


Nutrition for Seniors:

Healthy Eating After 50

Eating Well As You Get Older