We would like to thank all those who helped make NutraNet possible. In order to recognize you, we will certainly give credit where credit is due:
Borrowed, under license, from the PC Paintbrush PhotoLibrary:
- the textured pictures in the NutraNet logo
- the pictures in the “NutraNet Guide” (Home, Learn, Explore, Interact)
- The assorted fruits in the “More Veggies” section of the Nutrition Tutorial
- The road picture on introductary screen of Explore
The rest of the photographs on this site are public domain, and were taken from the food resource.
The apple imagemap on the index page is an edited version of an image of an apple taken from Corel Gallery 2, under license.
All other images were created specifically for NutraNet by team members.
The textual information in this site is a result of a good deal of research, and is all original. These sources were used in the preparation of the text (in no particular order):
The USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Fourth Edition, 1995: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/dga/dguide95.html
The USDA’s Food Guide Pyramind, 1995: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/Fpyr/pyramid.html
The USDA’s Nutrition: Eating for Good Health, Agriculture Information Bulletin 685.
The USDA’s Healthy Eating Index, 1995: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/HEI/HEI.html
The National Academy of Science’s Recommended Daily Allowances: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/Dietary/rda.html
Reuter’s Health News: http://www.yahoo.com/headlines/health/
International Food and Information Council: http://ificinfo.health.org/
The USDA’s nutrient database: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/
Lee, Sally. New Theories on Diet and Nutrition. Franklin Watts. New York: 1990.
The Dietitian: http://www.dietitian.com
The Food Resource: http://www.orst.edu/food-resource/information/index.h tml
The FDA’s Nutrition Information: http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/wh-nutr.html
The FDA’s Food Label Guide: http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/label.html
This list of sources was used as research material for all NutraNet resources except those that state another source.
All CGI programs used were either created by the team or were licensed for free use.
The BMI calculator was written exclusively for NutraNet by the NutraNet team.
The Food Search Engine is an adaption of Selena Sol’s Database search engine. A team-written Pascal program, Turbo Parser 1.0, was used to parse the USDA’s nutrient database into a usable form, and the search engine was modified for more functionality and better appearance.
The Healthy Eating Recipe Database uses TWN Perl Co.’s modified guestbook and server side includes to accomplish its task.
Matt Wright’s guestbook script.
Jeff Carnahan’s redirect script.
Selena Sol’s multiple choice quiz script.
Mike Wheeler’s chat system.
Joe DePasquale’s message board system.
Once again, thanks to everyone who contributed to this site. We’re all grateful for you assistance -- we couldn’t have done it without you!
The NutraNet Team