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Nutrition Databases

Key databases

Alt HealthWatch

AMED – The Allied and Complementary Medicine Database

CINAHL with Full Text – Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature

The Cochrane Library

Natural Medicines



Selected ejournal titles

Browse print books

  • Find shelves on 3rd floor with call number ranges below.
  • Books within these call number ranges are organized by subject, so you can find other related books.
Keyword Call # range
Diet Therapy – Dietary Cookbooks RM 214-258
Nutritional Diseases RC 620-627
Physiology (related to nutrition) QP 141

Selected ebook titles

Ebook Central

eBook Collection

Selected Nutrition Websites

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – The world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

American Society for Nutrition – A non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance the knowledge and application of nutrition.

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition – “Promotes the application of clinical and research studies to improve patient care through nutrition management.”

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition – The Center provides services to consumers, domestic and foreign industry and other outside groups regarding field programs, agency administrative tasks, scientific analysis and support, and policy, planning and handling of critical issues related to food and cosmetics.

Connecticut Nutrition Standards – Developed by the Connecticut State Department of Education, in response to Section 10-215e of the Connecticut State statutes.

Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page – This branch of the USDA Agricultural Research Service develops authoritative food composition databases and state of the art methods to acquire, evaluate, compile and disseminate composition data on foods and dietary supplements available in the United States. – This site provides access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government, and serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers.

Nutrition Evidence Systematic Review – Uses state-of-the-art methodology to objectively review, evaluate and synthesize research to answer important diet-related questions.

Office of Dietary Supplements – This National Institute of Health Office’s mission is to strengthen knowledge and understanding of dietary supplements by evaluating scientific information, stimulating and supporting research, disseminating research results, and educating the public to foster an enhanced quality of life and health for the U.S. population.

Society for Nutritional Education and Behavior – Promotes effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors and disseminates research findings.

Nutrition research (National Agriculture Library) – A U.S. Government web listing for U.S. Government sites pertaining to nutrition.

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