Webliography - Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics


The NCP is a non-stock, non-profit organization registered with the securities and Exchange Commission since July 1974. The NCP is registered at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Social Welfare and Development. NCP conduct health and nutrition research;model and implement community-based health and nutrition programs and advocate evidence-based policy changes. NCP provides program design & Implementation; Food Products and educational materials.


The Philippine Association of Nutrition (PAN) Inc. was founded on 9 March 1947 by the country's foremost experts who had envisaged good nutrition for Filipinos. Dr. Francisco O. Santos, biochemist and faculty of the University of Philippines, was the first elected president of the Association. He led a select group of the country’s pillars of nutrition work in pursuing PAN’s mission to increase national understanding of the country’s nutrition situation and promote action and measures for the nutritional improvement of families, communities and the country as a whole.

A single body of all individuals and institutions interested in supporting efforts directed towards the attainment of proper nutrition of all Filipinos. To reduce, if not eliminate, malnutrition by promoting proper nutrition knowledge and practice and implementing research projects to support food and nutrition programs:

  • To initiate and implement projects in order to advance knowledge on and practices of proper nutrition and optimum health;
  • To promote and establish linkages for local and international collaborations.


The organization's mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question.


Nutrition information, resources, and access to Registered Dietitians provided by ADA and the National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics. The American Dietetic Association is the public’s and news media’s best source for the most accurate, credible and timely food and nutrition information. ADA's volunteer media spokespeople are resources for expert commentary, story ideas and background on the full range of nutrition topics. Visit the ADA Online.


Founded in 1998 and registered in Singapore, the AFIC team of scientific, health and communications professionals work in close collaboration with the academic and scientific communities in the region to close the gap between scientific understanding and popular consumer perception on a wide range of food and health topics. AFIC is funded largely by the food, beverage and agricultural industries. AFIC however plays no role in marketing or lobbying on behalf of industry, its products, or ingredients.

Our Target Audiences: The media, scientific community, health professionals, government agencies, food manufacturers, health educators and the general public with interest in, or responsibility for, food-health communications.


Journal of the American Dietetic Association Online offers complete coverage of the Journal, with full-text articles starting from 1993 to the present. Access to the full-text is available to ADA members and personal subscribers. Access to tables of contents and abstracts is complimentary.


The British Dietetic Association, established in 1936, is the professional association for dietitians. Its aims are to:

  • advance the science and practice of dietetics and associated subjects;
  • promote training and education in the science and practice of dietetics and associated subjects;
  • regulate the relations between dietitians and their employer through the BDA Trade Union.


Joanne Larsen is a licensed, registered dietitian with extensive clinical experience in nutrition therapy in hospitals, clinics, mental health and long term care. She has a bachelor's degree in dietetics with a minor in chemistry and a master's degree in nutrition with a minor in counseling. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Society for Nutrition Education.

As the editor for the American Dietetic Association's new online diet manual covering over 70 diseases, Joanne developed a research based nutrition practices manual with patient education materials. It is used by thousands of dietitians in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and private practice. For the Society for Nutrition Education, she has published product review articles in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Ask the Dietitian® website launched July 1995 and maintained by Joanne Larsen is one of the early nutrition websites on the Internet. This website has won many awards. Joanne is often interviewed as a nutrition expert for television, radio, newspaper and magazine nutrition articles.


The website of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association (ADA). The leading authority on vegetarian diets is to provide tools from evidence-based research to plan all types of vegetarian meals. We want to share information for all age groups, and fitness levels that will promote health and well-being based on the latest research.