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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.  Many resources and topics overlap, and when you see a resource on multiple pages that means it's a versatile title.

This Getting Started page offers resources for getting to know Nutrition topics and concepts.

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Getting to Know Your Topic

  • Credo Reference
    Helps define your topic and then use the links on topic pages to discover more in-depth information in books and journals, find thousands of art images and connect your ideas using concept mapping.
  • ADA nutrition care manual
    NCM is consistent with the ADA’s Evidence Analysis Library, ADA position papers, and the Nutrition Care Process. It includes research- and evidence-based nutrition care information for more than 100 diseases, conditions, and topics.
  • Stat!Ref
    Includes the Merck Manual, AAFP Conditions, Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, Therapeutics Exercise, multiple Nursing Procedures & Guidelines and the ICD-9-CM & ICD-10 Worktext and Converters. Also provides a medical calculator, Stedman's Medical Dictionary and links to practice guidelines.
  • Food and Nutrition Information Center
    Provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.
  • Internation 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
    Home to the USDA National Nutrient Database; the authoritative food composition database. The Lab's mission is to acquire, evaluate, compile and disseminate composition data on foods and dietary supplements.
  • National Nutrient Database
    From the USDA, you can search up to three nutrients at a time and limit the foods groups and measures.
  • The PubChem Project
    A good resource for information on phytonutrients and other compounds.

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CRC desk reference for nutrition
Call Number: QP141 .B523 2005

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Nutrition almanac
Call Number: RA784 .N837 2002

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