Nutrition and Health

Want to learn more about vitamins and minerals? Knowing what your body needs—and what’s in your food—will help you make good choices for the rest of your life. These resources will help you learn about nutrition and health:

 

Healthy Active Communities Long Beach

Classes about nutrition (and making nutritious meals and snacks). Classes are provided by the City of Long Beach. Healthy Active Communities also hosts fun family-friendly events and activities.

The Nutrition Source by the Harvard School of Public Health

Simple and accurate explanations of basic concepts like calories and carbohydrates.

MyPlate.gov

Lots of nutrition, health and cooking information. Sections for college students, kids, parents and more.

Coursera

Free online college course videos, including many courses on nutrition and health topics.