Resources

Helpful Links

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.eatright.org/
    • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shares information about current diet trends, food safety, dietary guidelines, healthy recipes, and cooking tips.
  • American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org
    • The ADA offers information explaining the basics of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, how to live with the diagnoses, as well as how to make healthy food choices and sample meal plans.
  • American Heart Association www.heart.org
    • In addition to information to help patients understand their heart condition, the AHA also provides information that everyone might find helpful, such as tips for stress management, physical activity, creating a healthier workplace, and a nutrition center focused on healthy eating and heart healthy recipes.
  • Answers on Aging http://www.larimer.org/seniors/aoa_guide.pdf
    • Answers on Aging is a resource from Larimer County’s Office on Aging to help anyone with aging concerns understand options available, including dental and food assistance, housing options, Medicare and Medicaid, and tax assistance.
  • Celiac Disease Foundation http://celiac.org
    • The Celiac Disease Foundation defines symptoms of celiac disease and provides information about the long term health effects to be considered after diagnosis. The Foundation also provides information about gluten sensitivity and how to manage celiac disease and other syndromes such as diabetes and Crohn’s disease. Their website provides information about sources of gluten and sample gluten free diets.
  • Choose My Plate www.choosemyplate.gov
    • Choose My Plate offers a variety of helpful information such as how to make better food choice, what are empty calories, portion sizes, and sample food plans. Their SuperTracker tool allows you to analyze and track your diet and physical activity to set you up for success with your personal weight management goals.
  • Consumer Reports – Supplements http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/health/vitamins-and-supplements/
    • Consumer Reports shares the latest research regarding vitamins, minerals, and other dietary supplements. They discuss safe supplements, additives and fillers to watch out for, and fad supplements that have been shown not to be effective.
  • CSU Extension www.ext.colostate.edu
    • CSU’s Extension provides in depth information about food safety and storage, nutrition and health, high altitude cooking adjustments, and other food preparation such as food preservation techniques and tips for starting your own garden.
  • Live Eat Play http://www.liveeatplay.colostate.edu/
    • Live Eat Play Colorado offers nutrition tips, healthy recipes, lifestyle and workplace wellness advice, and information about being active year round and at all ages. Their Healthy Kitchen section offers instructive videos to teach you new cooking skills, such as how to pit and dice an avocado or mince garlic.
  • National Cancer Institute www.cancer.gov
    • The NCI website offers information about different cancers to help you understand a cancer diagnosis, types of treatments, and help managing cancer care.
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases www.niddk.nih.gov
    • Their Health Information section provides in depth information about different disease symptoms, causes, and treatments, as well as weight control and diet and nutrition.