Food: Recipes, Restaurant Reviews, Healthy Diets and More
With findingDulcinea’s Food Web Guide, you’ll get up-to-date restaurant reviews, recipes, overviews of healthy diets and much more. We’ll help you find old favorites like Cheerwine soda and get organic and specialty food items delivered to your door. Learn about ingredient substitutions or watch a cooking tutorial. Whatever your inclination, we’ll help you taste, cook and order your favorite foods.
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The following food and health Web sites give you a deeper look at the value of your food. Learn what ingredients are helping or harming your body: You'll find nutritional information, government food specifications and suggestions for making your diet as healthy as possible.
- In general, be wary of health Web sites. The Web is an easy place for misinformation to spread quickly (be especially skeptical of chain e-mails). If you are confused as to how to verify a Web site's credibility, see the findingDulcinea Guide to Web Search.
- Consult your doctor before you begin any weight loss program or undergo a major change in diet.
- You might be surprised by what your body is telling you: Take a look at this list of what food cravings really mean.
To find food and health news and information …
Center for Science in the Public Interest
has food safety news, information about food additives, food safety tips and other food safety related studies and legislation information. The Center is an advocacy group that encourages legislation to keep consumers safe and healthy.
has the updated food pyramid from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The pyramid published a decade ago has been seriously modified: Look at this new chart to see if your diet needs to be tweaked accordingly.
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
helps carry out the mission of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration by monitoring the safety and proper labeling of food and cosmetics in the United States. Find fact sheets on topics like food safety and product allergens as well as links to consumer safety news.
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provides an incredibly detailed nutritional breakdown of food. Find healthier substitutes for the food you eat at restaurants, or see how balanced a specific food is. This site also has a daily calorie counter, a tool to find foods that meet your specific nutrient needs, a body mass index calculator and a nutrition glossary.
has a food section complete with informative videos, recipes, articles and a newsfeed from other sources. The site recommends products and additional resources on how to live a healthy lifestyle.
has a collection of healthful food recipes and guides. Find information about seasonal fruits and vegetables, or visit the "Tools for a healthy lifestyle" section for tips and advice on proper cooking, eating and living.
Meals For You
allows you to search for recipes by nutritional information, ingredient, name or course. Choose what recipes you'd like to make, and Meals For You builds a shopping list that you can print with the proper ingredients and amounts to make shopping easier.
shows you pictures of what a 200-calorie serving looks like in a variety of foods.
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