Nutrition & Diabetes

Free Print Publications: Diabetes, Nutrition, and other Health Resources

Posted on: November 13, 2010


I wanted to share with everyone a list of free print resources that I tracked down.  The companies listed ship to you for free the free pamphlets.  I got most of my information from the links on this website

Food and Nutrition Information Center:

www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/pubs/bibs/gen/freelow.pdf

I actually looked through all of the links on that pdf to find out exactly which websites had the free resources.  Hope this helps!

Free print publications that are shipped for free:

Health Resources and Services Administration:

http://www.ask.hrsa.gov/search_materials.cfm?type=basic

womenshealth.gov The National Women’s Health Information Center might be able to ordered free publications, if available, by calling toll-free at 800-994-9662

National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Search this website for free publications on diabetes, digestive diseases, and kidney disease.  There are so many free publications at this website that it is overwhelming. Look at box sets for diabetes and in search box type words like magnets, nutrition, exercise, physical activity, poster, postcard, etc.  http://catalog.niddk.nih.gov/

This website is connected to the one above, but has more free publications on diabetes: National Diabetes Education Program http://www.ndep.nih.gov/publications/PublicationsByCategory.asp

Iowa State University Extension has a store and some of the publications are free.  You just add the free items to your cart and checkout.   https://www.extension.iastate.edu/store/ListCategories.aspx?TopicID=6

Food Safety:

Food and Drug Adminstration, You can email the address on this website to request free publications:

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/Publications/ucm119456.htm

Aging/Older Adults pamphlets:

http://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-05-2010/health_publications_order_form.html : AARP

http://www.aoa.gov/aoaroot/Press_Room/Products_Materials/index.aspx : Administration of Aging

National Institute of Aging: This website has better resources for Aging like exercise and healthy eating for older adults, but only single copies are free http://www.nia.nih.gov/HealthInformation/Publications/

For bulk order request you can ask them here: http://www.niapublications.org/adearorder/bulk.asp

Allergy

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: One free copy of food allergies and others > http://www.aaaai.org/misc/inforequestform.stm

Food Allergy free pamphlets

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/links_policies/_layouts/niaid.internet.forms/publicationorders.aspx

Dietary Supplements

National Center for complementary and Alternative Medicine Clearinghouse: http://nccam.nih.gov/health/clearinghouse/ > You need to write to them to ask for publications, they can mail you 100 free pamphlets every month shipped for free.

Diabetes

http://www.parknicollet.com/healthinnovations/requestCatalog.cfm : Park Nicollet Health Services, This website has 2 books you can order about Diabetes

Digestive Diseases

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America: free pamphlets order form

http://online.ccfa.org/site/Survey?ACTION_REQUIRED=URI_ACTION_USER_REQUESTS&SURVEY_ID=1940

Fitness and Sports

American College of Sports Medicine:

http://www.acsm.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Brochures2 > Single copies of brochures are available free of charge by sending a > self-addressed, stamped, business-size envelope to: > ACSM National Center > P.O. Box 1440 > Indianapolis, IN 46206-1440 USA

The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports: They will send you 5 copies if you email them. Good resources involving kids and promotions for exercise

http://www.fitness.gov/publications/request/request_pubs.html

Children

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development: Some milk matters materials, you can get a lot of free publications including 25 of the Spanish Tooth Brush coloring books, one English coloring book. In search box write calcium, milk, leche http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/

You can write to the Leafy-green Council to see if they have anymore materials to teach kids about leafy greens: http://www.leafy-greens.org/contact.html

Osteoporosis

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center: Get posters for strong bones  http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Order_Form/default.asp

Whole Grains

http://www.wholegrainscouncil.org/Resources/Free-Materials-from-WGC-Members : Whole Grains Council

You can write an email to Bob’s Red Mill http://www.bobsredmill.com/ requesting copies of a document called “A Kernel of Wheat.”

National Peanut Board > http://www.nationalpeanutboard.org/news-peanutpubs.php Need to write them an email to request pamphlets

Weight Loss Control Network: Mail out form and get 25 free  http://www.win.niddk.nih.gov/order/orderpub.htm

National Heat Lung and Blood Institute: Tons of free documents from heart disease, weight loss, cholesterol, etc. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/index.htm

CDC: Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Overweight and Obesity

http://wwwn.cdc.gov/pubs/dnpao.aspx

MyPyramid.gov http://www.mypyramid.gov/global_nav/order.html I know for the mypyramid.gov, if you select the program type as other, you can get a free poster with the pyramid and one free poster for kids with the pyramid.

Federal Citizens Information Center, Section on Food

http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/results.tpl?id1=15&startat=1&–woSECTIONSdatarq=15&–SECTIONSword=ww

The Federal Citizens website has other documents on Heart Disease, but you have to look through them.  Some documents are free and some are not.  You have to read through the publications to see which ones are free. This is the homepage website, so you would have to browse through the books section: > http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/

Food and Nutrition Information Center website has a section devoted to finding free resources: http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=4&tax_level=3&tax_subject=270&topic_id=1337&level3_id=6740

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Iris M. Pacheco, MS, RD, LD/N

This was a blog I wrote during 2010-2011 while I was a dietetics and nutrition student.

Through this blog I volunteered to answer questions from people with diabetes that were submitted to http://www.FOODPICKER.org.

FOODPICKER.org is a website that helps people with diabetes make better food choices. It holds of large databases of food items and gives recommendations on which foods to have "More Often," "In Moderation," or "Less Often."

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