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Chapter 1. Introduction

http://www.eatright.org/ (American Dietetic Association)
http://www.nutrition.org/ (American Society for Nutrition)
http://www.bda.uk.com/ (British Dietetic Association)
http://www.ccfn.ca/ (Canadian Council of Food and Nutrition)
Note: These are professional organizations with commitment to nutrition issues.


Chapter 2. Macronutrients: carbohydrate, lipids, and proteins

http://www.generalmills.com/ (General Mills)
http://www.kelloggcompany.com/ (Kellogg Company)
http://www.kraftfoodscompany.com/ (Kraft Foods)
http://www.nutrasweet.com/ (NutraSweet Company)
Note: These companies distribute nutrition information concerning macronutrients.


Chapter 3. Micronutrients: vitamins

http://www.vitamindcouncil.org/ (Vitamin D Council)
Note: An educational corporation based in California that deals with Vitamin D deficiency and its health consequences.
http://www.vitaminshoppe.com/ (The Vitamin Shoppe)
Note: Companies that regularly distribute nutrition information concerning vitamins.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/ (Mayo Clinic)
Note: A medical practice and medical research group that provides up-to-date educational information concerning human health and diseases, including those related to micronutrient deficiency.


Chapter 4. Micronutrients: minerals and water

http://www.nof.org/ (National Osteoporosis Foundation)
Note: A health organization dedicated to the prevention of osteoporosis and broken bones via healthy nutrition and lifestyle.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/ (Mayo Clinic)
Note: A medical practice and research group that provides up-to-date educational information concerning human health and diseases, including those related to micronutrient deficiency.


Chapter 5. Digestion and absorption

http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/yrdd/ (Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse)
Note: A health information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, that provides latest information on digestive diseases.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/ (Mayo Clinic)
Note: A medical practice and research group that provides up-to-date educational information concerning human health and diseases, including those related to the digestive system.


Chapter 6. Energy and energy-yielding metabolic pathways

http://www.exercisephysiologists.com/ (The Center for Exercise Physiology Online)
http://www.ajcn.org/ (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)
http://www.jissn.com/ (Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition)
Note: These are open-access journals that publish basic science materials concerning energy transformation.


Chapter 7. Nutrients metabolism during exercise

http://www.acsm.org/ (American College of Sports Medicine)
http://www.ausport.gov.au/ (Australia Institute of Sport)
http://www.casm-acms.org/ (Canadian Academia of Sport and Exercise Medicine)
http://www.sportsdietitians.org.uk/ (Sports Dietitians United Kingdom)
http://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/ (International Society of Sports Nutrition)
Note: These are professional organizations that publish the latest research on nutrition and its application to physical activity and sports.


Chapter 8. Guidelines for designing a healthy and competitive diet

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ (MyPyramid/USDA)
Note: A web link of the US Department of Agriculture that disseminates the dietary guidelines and healthy eating strategies for achieving the guidelines.
http://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/ (International Society of Sports Nutrition)
Note: Professional organizations that offer cutting-edge information about the science and application of sports nutrition and supplements.


Chapter 9. Ergogenic aids and supplements

http://www.bodybuilding.com/ (Bodybuilding.com)
http://www.gatorade.com/ (Gatorade)
http://www.powerbar.com/ (PowerBar)
http://www.eas.com/ (EAS)
http://pacifichealthlabs.com/ (PacificHealth Laboratories)
http://abbottnutrition.com/ (Ross Product Division of Abbott Laboratory)
http://www.vpxsports.com/ (VPX Sports)
Note: These are trade organizations and companies that distribute information on nutritional supplements and ergogenic aids.
http://www.drugfreesport.com/ (Drug Free Sports)
Note: A drug-testing authority dedicated to policy development, drug testing, program management and customized education.
http://www.wada-ama.org/ (World Anti-Doping Agency)
Note: An international independent agency that promotes, coordinates, and monitors the fight against doping in sport


Chapter 10. Nutrient metabolism in special cases

http://www.aap.org/ (American Academy of Pediatrics)
http://www.cancer.org/ (American Cancer Society)
http://www.diabetes.org/ (American Diabetes Association)
http://www.americangeriatrics.org/ (Geriatrics Society)
Note: These are professional organizations concerned with chronic diseases and their preventive and treatment strategies, which include diet and physical activity.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/ (Mayo Clinic)
Note: A medical practice and research group that provides up-to-date educational information concerning human health and diseases, including those resulting in or caused by changes in metabolism.


Chapter 11. Measurement of energy consumption and output

http://www.fda.gov/ (US Food and Drug Administration)
Note: The government agency responsible for establishing dietary guidelines often used as criterion variables in dietary analysis.
http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov/ (MyPyramid Tracker)
Note: An online dietary and physical activity assessment tool that provides information on diet quality and physical activity status.
http://www.ajcn.org/ (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)
http://jn.nutrition.org/ (Journal of Nutrition)
Note: These are open-access journals that publish review and original studies concerning developing and validating techniques used to assess energy intake and expenditure.


Chapter 12. Body composition

http://www.bodystat.com/ (BodyStat)
http://www.tanita.com/ (Tanita)
Note: Companies that focuses on the research, development, manufacture and marketing of innovative bio-impedance products using proven techniques


Chapter 13. Energy balance and weight control

http://www.heart.org/ (American Heart Association)
http://www.ama-assn.org/ (American Medical Association)
http://www.diabetes.org/ (American Diabetes Association)
http://www.iaso.org/ (International Association for the Study of Obesity)
Note: These are professional organizations concerned with obesity and its related issues.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/ (Mayo Clinic)
Note: A medical practice and research group that provides up-to-date educational information concerning human health and diseases, including those related to overweight and obesity.
http://win.niddk.nih.gov/ (Weight-Control Information Network
Note: A web link of the US Department of Health and Human Service that provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.


Chapter 14. Thermoregulation and fluid balance

http://www.acsm.org/ (American College of Sports Medicine)
http://www.ausport.gov.au/ (Australia Institute of Sport)
http://www.casm-acms.org/ (Canadian Academia of Sport and Exercise Medicine)
http://www.sportsdietitians.org.uk/ (Sports Dietitians United Kingdom)
http://www.sportsnutritionsociety.org/ (International Society of Sports Nutrition)
Note: These are professional organizations that publish the latest research on thermoregulation and practical guidelines aimed to prevent and treat dehydration and heat-related injuries.