Nutrition Foundations mobilize support for training, research, communication and policy related to food and nutrition. One common denominator uniting organizations or foundations like this is their concern for sound public nutrition and healthful lifestyles.
The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation is a non-profit organization that works pro-actively in the nutrition and food sectors with the food industry, Ministry of Health, other health promotion agencies, schools and the media. The Foundation is part of an international network for the exchange of nutrition information. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life of New Zealanders by encouraging informed, healthy and enjoyable food choices.
The International Nutrition Foundation (INF), founded in 1985, mobilizes support for training, research, communication and policy related to food and nutrition in developing countries. It collaboration steadily expanded beyond its initial partner, the United Nations University. The INF brings key nutrition issues to the attention of those with national and international responsibilities for policies and resource allocation and promotes capacity building related to research, policy development and program implementation.
It facilitates activities that bridge and shorten the nutrition research - policy - program cycle. The INF works toward a future where the quantity and quality of food consumed does not constrain the achievement of full genetic potential of any individual or the economic and social progress of developing countries.
The British Nutrition Foundation is a scientific and educational charity which promotes the well being of society through the impartial interpretation and effective dissemination of evidence-based nutritional knowledge and advice.
There are also many educational Nutrition Foundations out there that focus on the information on healthful lifestyles, ecology, sound nutrition, alternative medicine, humane farming and organic gardening. In relation to food, some schools offer cooking or gardening clubs to enhance knowledge and understanding of practical food skills and develop an appreciation of growing fruit and vegetables. Clubs are usually run after school; are supervised by a teacher and are voluntary.
The Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation (PPNF), a non-profit educational organization that provides information that will help you make wise choices about nutrition and health options. The Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation provides accurate information about whole foods and proper preparation techniques, soil improvement, natural farming and pure water, preventing disease and birth defects, avoiding personality disturbances and delinquency, enhancing the environment, and enabling all people to achieve long life and excellent health. PPNF links people with environmentally and nutritionally oriented health care professionals around the country.
Today the public needs access to accurate information in nutrition. The living laboratory of human society has proven that only traditional diets of whole foods can insure the survival of mankind.