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Nutrition Resources

Dartmouth-Hitchcock links | Educational handouts | General nutrition resources |
Resources from nutrition classes at DHMC | Upper Valley food and nutrition resources

Dartmouth-Hitchcock links

  • Food and Nutrition Services
    Wondering what is being served in the DHMC dining room? You’ll find links to lunch and dinner menus.
  • Diabetes Program
    A wealth of information, including dietary tips to support health and good blood sugar control.
  • Hypertension Management
    Dietary tools, including an eating assessment and the complete DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stopping Hypertension). You must be on the Dartmouth-Hitchcock network to view this site.
  • Bariatric Surgery
    Even if you aren't interested in this procedure, the site's nutrition videos and resources are relevant for everyone. Learn how to make smart choices in the grocery store, make a meal plan, and overcome emotional eating.

Educational handouts

General nutrition resources

  • Nutrition Source
    This site, by the Nutrition Department at Harvard School of Public Health, is designed to get you started down the path toward the healthiest diet possible. Their Healthy Eating Pyramid is a simple, trustworthy guide to healthy eating.
  • Health-e-Weight for Women
    A website maintained by the Nutrition Department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, designed for adult women of all ages who want to eat better, feel better, and improve their weight. Their many great resources include tips on emotional eating and tools to determine your BMI, waist-to-hip ratio and calorie needs.
  • Fruits and Veggies: More Matters
    Need help getting more fruits and veggies into your or your family’s diet? Find tips for selecting, storing, and preparing produce.
  • The New American Plate
    This is a fresh way of looking at what you eat every day. Create meals that lower your risk for cancer and other chronic diseases, and manage your weight at the same time.
  • Eatright.org
    The American Dietetic Association website. Find out food and nutrition information that can help consumers improve eating habits and achieve a healthy lifestyle.
  • Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter
    Honest, reliable, scientifically authoritative advice that can have a direct and often immediate effect on your health.
  • MayoClinic.org
    Click on the Healthy Living tab, taking you to information and tools for a healthy lifestyle. Shopping strategies, healthy menus and recipes.
  • Nutrition.gov
    Easy access to government information and links on food and human nutrition.

Upper Valley food and nutrition resources

  • Valley Food and Farm
    This Vital Communities program helps connect you to local food. Search online for farmers markets, farmshares (CSA), farmstands, pick-your-own and more!
  • Nutrition at The Co-op Foodstores
    Learn from the Co-op Dietitian and Food and Nutrition Educator, Mary Saucier Choate, MS, RD, LD, who has written a book called Better Eating for Life, a step by step guide to improving food choices.
  • Upper Valley Food Co-op
    Another great resource for fresh, local foods in White River Junction, Vt.
  • Upper Valley Localvores
    Localvores are people committed to eating local foods, often focusing on food grown within a 100-mile radius of home. Find out more about the benefits of, and resources for, eating locally.

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