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- American College Of Veterinary Nutrition
The primary objective of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition is to advance the specialty area of veterinary nutrition, and to increase the competence of those who practice in this field by establishing requirements for certification in veterinary nutrition, encouraging continuing professional education, promoting research, and enhancing the dissemination of new knowledge of veterinary nutrition through didactic teaching and postgraduate programs.
- Dietary Supplements Labels Database
The Dietary Supplements Labels Database offers information about ingredients in more than two thousand selected brands of dietary supplements. It enables users to determine what ingredients are in specific brands and to compare ingredients in different brands. Information is also provided on the health benefits claimed by manufacturers.
- Enteral Nutrition Calculator
- Horse Feeding Management: Cold Weather Feeding Practices
(PDF) Special management practices are required during the winter to ensure the health and proper body condition of a horse. This fact sheet will help readers develop feeding practices appropriate during cold weather.
- NetVet - Nutrition
- Nitrate Poisoning And Feeding Nitrate Feeds To Livestock
The possibility of nitrate toxicity in our forages becomes an issue in the fall season each year. This fact sheet provides background on what nitrate poisoning is and how to handle feeds with high nitrate levels.
- Nutrition Support Service
An easily accessible source of veterinary nutrition information for veterinary students, technicians, and clinicians.
Designed for pet owners who are interested in learning more about their dog or cat's nutrition.
- Renal Diet Website
This site lists the phosphorus, protein, sodium, and fat content of various canned/dry store-brand and premium diets. The web addresses and phone numbers for the pet food manufacturers are also available.
- Make Your Calories Count
This interactive website contains three interactive modules that include 12 exercises, a glossary, and other resources. The exercises can be completed in under 15 minutes; but the modules allow a person to start and stop without completing the entire session. The site also has a new Nutrition Fact Label brochure to download.
- Micronutrient Information Center
The Linus Pauling Institute's Micronutrient Information Center is a source for scientifically accurate information regarding the roles of vitamins, minerals, other nutrients, dietary phytochemicals (plant chemicals that may affect health), and some foods in preventing disease and promoting health.
- MyPyramid (USDA)
MyPyramid Plan can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. For a quick estimate of what and how much you need to eat, enter your age, sex, and activity level in the MyPyramid Plan box. MyPyramid Tracker provides a detailed assessment of your food intake and physical activity level. Inside MyPyramid will help you make smart choices from every food group, find your balance between food and physical activity, and get the most nutrition out of your calories.
- Nutrition Data
Site provides extensive nutritional analysis on over 7,000 individual foods, including fast food. It even includes a search option for the most nutritious selections from fast food restaurants. Use this site to quickly sort out which foods are considered high carbohydrate, high protein, or low fat.
- Dairy Cattle Nutrition Website
Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences maintains the Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Feeding Management program website. There are publications available covering topics from Diet Formulation and Evaluation to Water and Water Quality.
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