Nutrition and Foods Resources

And Professional Organizations

Department Contacts

  • Nutrition and Foods, California Community College - FCS

    Nutrition, Food Science and Culinary Arts education in California community colleges provides opportunities to acquire and apply knowledge and skills related to nutrition principles, food science, food preparation and management. These… MORE >>

  • American Culinary Federation (ACF)

    An authority on cooking in America since 1929, ACF is the premier profession chef’s organization in North America with more than 22,000 members in more than 230 chapters.  In… MORE >>

  • American Dietetic Association (ADA)

    ADA is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.  ADA is committed to improving the nation’s health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and… MORE >>

  • Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP)

    ANFP members work in hospitals, long-term care, schools, correctional facilities, and other non-commercial foodservice settings. The association provides foodservice reference, publications and resources, employment services for members, continuing education… MORE >>

  • California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA)

    Childhood obesity did not happen by chance and it won’t be solved that way either. The California Center for Public Health Advocacy tackles the underlying factors that perpetuate childhood… MORE >>

  • California Restaurant Association (CRA)

    CRA is the oldest restaurant association in America, with more than 100 years experience, and more than 90,000 eating and drinking establishments currently operating in California, an estimated $54… MORE >>

  • California School Nutrition Association (CSNA)

    Educating and empowering members to provide healthy meals to foster an environment where children achieve overall wellness and lifelong success.

  • California State University, Sacramento- Nutrition and Food

    The Nutrition and Food concentration prepares students for careers in the field of nutrition, food management, food product development and sales, and nutrition education.

  • Choose My Plate

    The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans. Toward… MORE >>

  • Community Health Resources

    The information on this page is provided by Health Services, Sacramento City College.

  • Connecting the Dots

    In conjunction with California Department of Education, Drs. Rachel Scherr, Marilyn Briggs, and Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr have created a set of nutrition competencies and a competency-based resource guide. Connecting the… MORE >>

  • Eat Fit

    An interactive application created by Mical Shilts, Marcel Horwitz, and Dr. Marilyn Townsend intended to aid middle school students in personal dietary analysis and “guided goal setting.”

  • Feeling Fine Online

    Feeling Fine Online is a website produced by Dr. Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr that contains new, research-based information made available by means of brief video presentations on such topics as “Health… MORE >>

  • Health Finder

    Live well. Learn how.

  • International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA)

    IFSEA is a multifaceted service organization for the professionals of the hospitality industry. Our mission is to enhance the careers of our members through professional and personal growth.

  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

    The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products… MORE >>

  • National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)

    The restaurant industry employs almost 10 percent of the U.S. workforce — nearly 13 million people. The mission of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) is to enhance… MORE >>

  • Pre-School-Nutrition Education Competencies (PDF)

    Nutrition Competencies and Grade Level Expectations is a document produced by Dr. Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr´s research group in collaboration with the California Department of Education. The Competencies provides comprehensive and

  • K-12-Nutrition Education Competencies (PDF)

    Nutrition Competencies and Grade Level Expectations is a document produced by Dr. Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr’s research group in collaboration with the California Department of Education. The Competencies provides comprehensive and… MORE >>

  • Nutrition.gov

    Nutrition.gov provides easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity,… MORE >>

  • Society for Nutrition Education (SNE)

    The Society for Nutrition Education (SNE) promotes the nutritional well-being of the public through improved practice in education, research, and public policy. The Society conducts and promotes nutrition education… MORE >>

  • UC Cooperative Extension Community Nutrition

    Dr. Lucia Kaiser maintains the UC Cooperative Extension Community Nutrition website, which provides research updates, nutrition education resources, and evaluation tools that can help those working in the community… MORE >>

  • UC Davis Human Lactation Center

    The UC Davis Human Lactation Center provides a focal point for communication among researchers, clinicians, policy-makers and educators to assure that the latest research-based information is made available to… MORE >>

  • University of California, Davis- Department of Nutrition

    The Department of Nutrition at the University of California, Davis, is internationally recognized for its leadership in teaching, including outreach, and research. With respect to teaching, the department is… MORE >>

  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    FDA is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services.

    The FDA’s organization consists of the Office of the Commissioner and four directorates overseeing the core functions of the… MORE >>