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About the Reference Center
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The Reference Center and Teaching Nutrition sections of the website are the same. In these sections, you have access to a wide variety of background and reference material about nutrition, the nutrients, and healthy living. Also included in this area are a number of brief informational sections about different nutrition-related topics, including:

  • Hints about teaching nutrition in your classroom
  • Information about each of the six major classes of nutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water) and fiber.
  • Basic instruction related to food safety
  • Suggestions for selecting a balanced diet
  • Materials about how nutrition relates to certain diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes.
  • Tips for healthy living and how to put into practice all of the general nutrition guidelines.
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