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On each page of this guide you'll find web-based and print resources, plus tips on how to get the most out of them. Nutrition and Food is a multi-layered and complex topic, with many resources available. This guide focuses on nutrition science, but the NPC Library also has a wealth of resources on healthy eating, food science, recipes, diets, and eating disorders. Try subject searches on different topics to target your interest. Search the NPC Library Catalog for books and videos, A-Z Databases for articles, and Ebook Central for ebooks to read online or download.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The Dietary Guidelines is a critical tool for professionals to help Americans make healthy choices in their daily lives to help prevent chronic disease and enjoy a healthy diet. It serves as the evidence-based foundation for nutrition education materials that are developed by the Federal Government for the public.
Getting to Know Your Topic
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.
Human Nutrition: Topic Page
from Encyclopedia of Global Health
International Food Information Council
Provides up-to-date information about timely issues (such as food safety), clear explanations of nutrition concepts and definitions, and dietary guidance, along with a great deal of other information suited for nutrition professionals and consumers.
Nutrient Data Laboratory
Search the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference and the USDA Branded Food Products Database.
Reference Books on Nutrition
Salem Health by
Call Number: REF RA784 .N88 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-01
This 3 volume set is available in print in the NPC Reference collection, or the ebook is available online. VOLUME 1. FOOD GROUPS -- USDA NUTRITION DATA. VOLUME 2. NUTRITIONAL THERAPY FOR DISEASES.VOLUME 3. DIETARY CONSIDERATIONS -- NUTRITION THROUGH THE LIFESPAN