Health Education, Promotion & Wellness


Nutrition & Sports Nutrition Resources 

 oncampus On Campus

Health Services
www.umassd.edu/studentaffairs/health
508.999.8982
> Nutrition information
> Consultation and referral to dietician, as appropriate

Sharon Coleman Staier, MS, RD
Dietitian/Sports Nutrition
sstaier@umassd.edu

Greg Homol
Director, Fitness Center
ghomol@umassd.edu
508.910.6417

Don West
Assistant Director, Fitness Center
dwest@umassd.edu
508.910.6416

online Online

Nutrition Resources

MyPyramid (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
www.mypyramid.gov

MyPyramid Plan can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. For a quick estimate of what and how much you need to eat, enter your age, sex, and activity in the MyPyramid Plan box. For a detailed assessment of your food intake and physical activity level, click on MyPyramid Tracker. Use "Inside MyPyramid" to help you make smart choices from every food group, find your balance between food and physical activity, and get the most nutrition out of your calories.

The American Dietetic Association
www.eatright.org

Health & Diet Center (WebMD)
www.webmd.com/health_and_wellness/food_nutrition

Balance Mind, Body, and Soul (Sodexho)
www.balancemindbodysoul.com
Nutrition and health information site designed for college students to promote balance through healthy living, sponsored by Sodexho.


Sports Nutrition Resources

NCAA Nutrition and Performance
www.ncaa.org/nutritionandperformance.html
A service of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the site offers tips and resources to promote healthy food choices and eating habits, positive body image, and peak performance.

Gatorade Sports Science Institute
www.gssi.web
Visit this site's Sports Science Library for articles on exercise science and sports nutrition. Includes a discussion of supplements, hydration, performance, sports psychology, and other topics of interest.


The Physician and Sportsmedicine Online
www.physsportsmed.com
Visit this site's Personal Health section for information on fitness, nutrition, strengthening exercises, weight control, and other topics of interest.

Fitness and Nutrition Information Center
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/etext/000054.html
The Fitness and Nutrition Information Center, a resource of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides links to many other sites relating to fitness, sports and sports nutrition.


Nutritional/Dietary Supplement Resources

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements
www.ods.od.nih.gov
The mission of ODS is to strengthen knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information, stimulating and supporting research, disseminating research results, and educating the public to foster an enhanced quality of life and health for the U.S. population.

National Medicines Comprehensive Database
www.naturaldatabase.com
Evidence-based, clinical information on natural medicine including herbal remedies, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and other natural products.

Consumer Labs
www.consumerlabs.com
Independent test results and information on health, wellness, and nutrition products.


Weight Control Resources

Weight Control Information Network (WIN)
www.win.niddk.nih.gov
The Weight-control Information Network provides up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.


Related Resources

Fitness and Activity Resources

Eating and Body Image Concerns Resources (includes Eating Disorders)



 Last Updated On: 11/13/07

Contact Info:

Beth-Anne Vieira, MPH
Coordinator, Health Education and Promotion
T - 508.910.6965
bvieira@umassd.edu