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

“Fooducate” 

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