The Nutrition Source
The Harvard School of Public Health provides this extensive site on nutrition information. Included in that information are specific pages on, proteins, carbohydrates, fats and cholesterol, fiber the food pyramid, exercise, and type 2 diabetes. The site covers most aspects of nutritional information.
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James Gerber (Faculty)
I have used this site for over ten years for required readings in my post-baccalaurate nutrition courses for professional and graduate students. The content is especially thorough regarding evidence-based recommendations on dietary macronutrients (carbs, protein, fats) as part of a healthy diet. Also strong are sections on body weight, salt, and beverages. Vitamins and minerals are less thoroughly covered (for those I use the Linus Pauling Micronutrient Information center at http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/).
The database is regularly updated and expanded, most recently a separate linked site on obesity prevention has been developed at http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-prevention-source/
This resource should be categorized under Health Sciences Preventive Medicine and Nutrition as well.
The database is regularly updated and expanded. For that reason, any learning activities or exam questions based on the content may need to be revised if the content changes.