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Guide to Nutrition and Family Resources

Government- Sponsored Sites:

Shape Up America – http://www.cdc.gov

Complementary and Aleternative Medicine- http://www.nccam.nih.gov

Nutrient Database for Standard Standard Reference – http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_s.pl

Food And Nutrition Information Ceter – http://www.nalusda.gov/fnic

Consumer Information Center – http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov

Fedsite – U.S Government Statistics – http://www.fedstats.gov

Parenting Youth - http://parentingteens.about.com

Sites Sponsored by Non-Profit Organization:

World Health Organization – http://www.who.org

National Council Against Health Fraud- http://www.ncahf.org

American Dieteitic Association – http://www.eatright.org

American Cancer Society – http://www.cancer.org

Center for Science in the Public Interest- http://www.cspinet.org

5 A Day For Better Health from the Produce for better Health Foundation – http://www.5aday.com

ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & OTHER DRUGS

www.cadca.org

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America

http://www.clubdrugs.org/

Information about club drugs

http://www.drugfree.org/microsite/xtc/index2.html

XTC: Close up.

http://www.drugscope.org.uk/

Drugscope is a website about drugs from the United Kingdom.

http://www.forreal.org/

Education about drugs and STDs

http://www.health.org

National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information

http://www.health.org/reality/

Reality Check: Looking at issues related to Marijuana

http://www.inhalants.org

Information about inhalants

http://www.kidshealth.org

From the Nemours Foundation

http://www.ncadd.org

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

http://www.noclubdrugs.com/index.htm

Updated information about club drugs

http://www.playclean.org/index.html

Promoting anti-doping policies and preventing youth drug use through sports.

FUN STUFF

http://www.funbrain.com

Site for K – 8 kids and teachers

http://www.funology.com

The Science of having fun

http://www.gameskidsplay.net/

Rules for different kids games.

http://www.kidonet.com

Fun games for kids

GOVERNMENT

http://www.assembly.state.ny.us

New York State Assembly

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pubs/facts.htm

Centers for Disease Control Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

http://www.cdcnpin.org/

CDC National HIV Prevention Information Network

http://www.co.suffolk.ny.us

Suffolk County Government

http://congress.org

Write to Congress, President and State Legislators

http://www.cpsc.gov

Product recalls by brand, type, and date

http://www.hab.hrsa.gov

United States Department of Health AIDS Bureau

http://www.health.state.ny.us

New York State Department of Health

http://www.house.gov

U.S. House of Representatives

http://www.oasas.state.ny.us

New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services

http://www.nysed.gov

New York State Education Department

http://www.samhsa.gov

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

http://www.senate.gov

U.S. Senate

http://www.senate.state.ny.us

New York State Senate

http://www.whitehouse.gov

Official White House Website

HEALTH RELATED ISSUES

http://www.acne.com

Comprehensive resource about acne

http://www.bulima.com

Eating Disorders Resources

http://www.derm-infonet.com/acnenet/

An educational program brought to you by the American Academy of Dermatology.

http://www.dietitian.com/

Ask the Dietitian

http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

Columbia University, Health Education Program

http://www.kidshealth.org  

Extensive children’s health info

http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/

Food and nutrition information center

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

National Eating Disorders Association

http://www.puberty101.com/

Adolescents and teens can ask questions and get honest open answers about puberty.

http://www.teenhealthissues.org/index.asp

Information about health issues for teens.

http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/educate.html

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, information for kids, teens, and educators.

http://www.vrg.org/

Vegetarian Resource Group

http://www.webmd.com

Resources for adult health issues

http://www.4woman.gov/faq/menstru.htm?src=ng

The National Women’s Health Information Center

http://www.womens-health.com/index.phtml

Women’s Health Interactive

INTERNET SAFETY

http://familyinternet.about.com/cs/internetsafety1/

One stop resource to learn about internet safety.

http://www.fbi.gov/publications/pguide/pguide.htm

internet safety guide in English and Spanish

http://www.ftc.gov/kidzprivacy

Guidelines for staying safe online

http://www.netparenting.com

Internet safety and child safety information.

http://www.ou.edu/oupd/kidsafe/start.htm

Kid safety on the internet – Police notebook

http://www.safekids.com/safeteens/

Find tips, advice and suggestions to make your family's online                                             experience fun and productive.

http://www.safetyed.org/

Safetyed international run by volunteers with many years experience in internet safety education, child advocacy and child protection.

PARENT RESOURCES

http://www.abcparenting.com

Links to hundreds of different resources for parents.

http://ww.allrecipes.com  

Hundreds of searchable recipes

http://childdevelopmentinfo.com/

Child Develop Institute, Parent Information

http://www.dealtime.com  

Price comparisons, shopping links

http://www.kids-in-mind.com  

Objective reports of movies’ levels of sex, violence, profanity

http://www.parenthood.com

Pregnancy, childcare, family, home.

http://www.parenting.com

Parenting magazine website

http://www.parenting.org

A service of Girls and Boys Town

http://www.parentingbookmark.com/

Character building

http://www.parents.com

Parents Magazine

http://www.parentingcoalition.com/

Resources for parents and professionals that work with them.

http://www.parentsoup.com

iVillage website and links to parenting resources.

http://www.parentstages.com

The best of the web for every parenting stage

http://www.parentingteens.about.com

Parenting adolescents. Links to other parenting adolescents websites.

http://preteenagerstoday.com/

Preteen related resources for parents by parents.

http://www.resiliency.com

Resiliency in Action

http://specialchildren.about.com

Parenting children with special needs. Links to other special needs websites.

http://www.tnpc.com/parentalk/preteen.html

Parentalk Newsletter

PREVENTING SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

http://www.aegis.com

AIDS information global information system

http://www.ashastd.org/

The American Social Health Association

http://www.avert.org

Information for young people about HIV/AIDS

http://www.thebody.com

AIDS information and resources

http://www.caps.ucsf.edu/

Center for AIDS Prevention Studies

http://www.siecus.org

Sexuality Information Education Council of the United States

SCHOOL

http://www.coolmath.com/home.htm

This is the Cool Math website. They can click on Ages 13 – 100 to get information and help with math.

http://www.homeworkhelp.com

To create the best possible educational software and services for middle and high school students, and college students.

http://www.homeworkspot.com/

Homework help and science fair projects

http://www.kidsclick.org  

Search engine created by librarians

http://www.nypta.com

New York State PTA Association

http://www.school.discovery.com  

Discovery Channel learning tools

http://www.zen.org/~brendan/kids-homework.html

Kids on the web homework tools.

SEARCH ENGINES

http://www.about.com

http://www.altavista.com

http://www.dogpile.com

Megasearch engine

http://www.excite.com

http://www.google.com

http://www.hotbot.com

http://www.lycos.com

http://www.mamma.com

Megasearch engine

http://www.webcrawler.com

http://www.yahoo.com

http://www.yahooligans.com
Yahoo’s web guide for ages 6 to 12.