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Center for Human Nutrition

Nutrition Resources

International Aid / Development Agencies

United Nations (UN) - Millennium Development Goals
UN Development Program (UNDP)
UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN)
UNSCN 5th Report on the World Nutrition Situation

UNICEF State of the World's Children 2009
Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
FAO Codex Alimentarius
FAO World Food Day
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
World Bank
World Economic Forum
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

International Nutrition / Health Groups

Micronutrient Initiative (MI)
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
Medicine Sans Frontier (MSF)
Micronutrient Forum (MF)
Sight and Life
International Zinc Nutrition Consultative Group (IZiNCG)
Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN)

US Government

US Agency for International Development (USAID)
USAID Micronutrient and Child Blindness Project
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
USDA Farm Bill
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
USDA Nutrient Laboratoy
USDA National Agricultural Library
USDA Team Nutrition: Child Nutrition Programs
USDA My Plate
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Famine Early Warning System Netword (FEWSNet)

International Nutrition and Health Data

Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS)
WHO Child Growth Standards
UNICEF Global Child Nutrition Databases
Feed the Future Innovation Lab
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
International Life Sciences Institute
Center for Science in the Public Interest

Domestic Nutrition and Health Data

Institute of Medicine (IOM)
National Academy of Sciences: National Academies Press
CDC National Center for Health Statistics

Breastfeeding and Complementary Feeding

LA Leche League International
UNICEF Breastfeeding Initiatives Exchange
World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA)
WHO Complementary Feeding of Young Children in Developing Countries
WHO Global Strategy for Intant and Young Child Feeding 2003
IFPRI 2020 Conference

Dietary Supplements

National Institute of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements

Food Safety

WHO Food Safety

Food Security and Famine Surveillance

World Food Program (WFP)
AED/Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Projects (FANTA III)
Famine Early Warning Systems Netword (FEWS)
Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture (GIEWS)
Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Information and Mapping Systems (FIVIMS)
National Drought Policy Commission (NDPC)
USAID Agriculture and Food Security

Food and Biotechnology

PEW Initiative on Food and Biotechnology
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
FAO Food Fortification Technology
Biodiversity International

Health Maintenance

USDA Dietary Guidelines
USDA Food Pyramid
IOM Dietary Reference Intakes


Micronutrient Forum
International Nutritional Anemia Consultative Group (INACG) / International Vitamin A Consultatitve Group (IVAG)
The MOST Project
Hellen Keller International (HKI)
The Linus Pauling Institute
Iodine Global Network


FDA Obesity Working Group Report 2004
CDC: Overweight and Obesity