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Nutrition Subject Guide

Databases

 

Access World News - NewsBank

The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers in full-text content -- all in one easy-to-search database with a world map. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Paid ads are excluded.

General Science Collection

This database provides information on all aspects of the scientific world and offers full text coverage for more than 60 of the most popular science publications.

Health Reference Center - Facts on File

Facts On File's Health Reference Center is a comprehensive encyclopedic database containing thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into four major categories: conditions and disease; mental health; health and wellness; and body systems.

Health Reference Center - Academic - Gale

Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

Health & Wellness Resource Center

The new and updated Health & Wellness Resource Center, with its Alternative Health Module, includes even more references, full-text journals and the new Disease Profiler module. From medical students to the curious, Health & Wellness Resource Center will lead you to the medical information solutions you're looking for - quickly and accurately!

Nutrition and Wellbeing A-Z

This two-volume reference examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

ProQuest Family Health

Find complete, full-text information covering numerous aspects of family health including sports injuries, women's health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry.

ProQuest Health and Medical Complete

Designed to serve a wide range of people who need health information -- from hospital administrators to medical professionals to consumers. The database provides coverage from leading health journals and essential medical journals in key medical specialties.

 

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eBooks

 

Credo Reference

Over 500 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers; Credo General Reference covers every major subject.

Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

In 700 original, intriguing articles - from "Apple Pie" to "Zombie" - this database covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink.

ebrary

Access to over 25,000 books from publishers such as McGraw Hill, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.

EBSCO eBooks (formerly NetLibrary)

Over 5,000 eBooks are available to GBC students in the EBSCO eBook collection. Search by subject, title or author and research right from home.

Food: In Context

Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

 

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Websites

 

Food Insight

Information on nutrition, food safety and healthy eating.

Healthy Eating Club

Online articles, fact sheets, and books.

lifeclinic

Nutrition center offers news, tools, etc.

Mayo Clinic: Nutrition and healthy eating

Information on nutrition, supplements, and links to other websites. Multimedia section includes images, interactive graphics, videos and slide shows.

Nutrition.gov

Access to the food and nutrition information from the federal government. Includes information on nutrition, health issues, supplements, etc.

Nutrition Information and Resource Center

Includes online fact sheets, publications, information on nutrition and links to other websites.

USDA Food & Nutrition Information Center

Credible, accurate and practical resources.

 

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