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Diet and Nutrition

American Dietetic Association (ADA) – Among the many resources on ADA’s web site is a page devoted to nutrition screening & intervention resources for healthcare professionals working with older adults. ADA’s home page also contains links to the ADA Journal, ADA position papers, and research initiatives. Source: ADA

U.S.D.A. Food and Nutrition Center – a link to downloadable My Plate and Food Pyramid resources. From this page, scroll down to click on the option to view “More Food Guide Pyramids” for pyramids pertaining to diverse cultures and for special audiences. Includes a food pyramid for people over 70 years of age.

U.S.D.A. SNAP-Ed Connection – This web page links to a variety of professional development tools that provide background and support for nutrition education efforts with older adults. Source: USDA Snap-Ed

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