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Nutrition and Food Sciences - Houston: Internet Resources

The Houston NFS student, faculty and staff will find practical information on nutrition and food sciences.

Internet Gateways


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The SNAP program is available across the United States, working with various State and local agencies, educators and groups to provide nutrition assistance. A program of the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service, SNAP is the largest Federal program in the fight against hunger. Here, information to determine who is eligible, how to apply and where to get assistance is found. Too, information about how stores and farmers markets can be involved, how to avoid scams, and where to find expert advice are all included.

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AHRQ's Electronic Preventive Services Selector

Other Preventative Health Tools
US Dept of HHS and AHRQ

ePSS was developed to assist primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services and is available here.  Other tools include 




NIH 3D Print Exchange

Lab Tests Online

My Government Representatives

To find out who represents you locally, statewide and at the Federal level: You can connect with those who represent you and give them your hopes and opinions: