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FOOD REFLECTIONS, by Alice Henneman, M.S., R.D., LMNT, is a free monthly email newsletter. It includes massages about food, nutrition, and, food safety for all audiences. Click on the link to subscribe.

The National Gardening Association (NGA) has a website dedicated to kids and teachers that promotes gardening activities, available grants, stories, teacher lessons, fundraising ideas and other resources.

Healthy School Meals Resource System provides information for those working in the Child Nutrition Programs and the ability to borrow materials from the National Agricultural Library.

Learn more about cholesterol and preventing heart disease from the American Heart Association or at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) Live Healthier, Live Longer site.

Reduce your risk of nutrition-related cancers by learning more about the relationship between diet and cancer from the American Cancer Society.

The National Osteoporosis Foundation website offers facts about the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and how to maintain healthy bones for a lifetime; Fighting Osteoporosis and Promoting Bone Health.

Visit the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Nutrient Data Laboratory.

Combat health related fads, fallacies, and myths using Stephen Barrett's Quackwatch.

The Dannon Institute offers funding for research into the relationship between health and nutrition for people of all ages.

Health Observance Days can be found at any of these sties: Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion or Food and Health Communications, Inc.

Nutrition and Learning Resources List for Professionals. This resources contains reliable information on the link between nutrition and learning.

Nutrition Monitoring in the United States: The Directory of Federal and State Nutrition Monitoring and Related Activities.

America's Second Harvest. A national network of 200+ food banks and food-rescue programs that distribute donated food through 50,000 charitable agencies to hungry Americans in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Locate your local food bank or food-rescue program at this site.