Know your nutrition: informative links

The pages linked below provide information on nutrition topics that can be used by anyone who wants to make informed decisions about nutrition, eating and health. Though there are disagreements about many subjects, I have included in the first section sources that present generally accepted information in a uncontroversial way. More opinionated articles are linked below, addressing controversies about, for example, the causes of obesity and whether to eat meat.

Calories

Blood Sugar

Nutrients

Fats

Carbohydrates

Protein

Cholesterol

Readings on Nutrition and Health

The readings below are opinionated and perhaps more controversial than the linked pages above. These are included to flesh out some issues that are actively debated among researchers, nutritionists and science writers, among others.

Eating Meat and Vegetarianism

 

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