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Nutrition Research Guide

Resources used for researching food and nutrition topics.


Folsom Lake College Library provides a variety of online research databases to meet your academic needs. Try using one of the online databases listed below to find articles published in a variety of newspapers, magazines, and academic journals. Conduct your search in these databases by using keywords based on your topic.

Here are some examples of keywords related to nutrition:

  • amino acids in human nutrition
  • children -- nutrition
  • diet
  • dietary supplements
  • essential fatty acids in human nutrition
  • food habits
  • mental health -- nutritional aspects
  • nutrition
  • vitamins

These terms can be combined with other keywords to focus your search even more. For specific help on formulating your search, please contact a librarian for help. 

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