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Food and Nutrition: Home

Resources used for researching food and nutrition topics at Bowling Green State University

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Food Label Changes

Shows Nutrition Facts Label changes from previous to current version

Healthy People 2020

I believe in a healthier nation. Healthy People 2020 cover page

Healthy People 2020 includes information and data about Nutrition and Weight Status.

What's in this guide

This resource guide pulls together a variety of sources that should be helpful if you're conducting food and nutrition research. 

Want to know where to start your research?  Choose on the tabs to find Books, ArticlesInternet Sites or click on a subject-specific tab tabs under Internet Sites.  These subsidiary tabs include:

  • Nutrition Basics
  • Nutrition Across the Life Span
  • Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements
  • Weight Control & Diets 
  • Diseases & Conditions
  • Food Safety

If you want to know what nutrients are in your food, check out the sources listed on the Food Composition page.  To investigate some sources for the latest nutrition news, choose the Nutrition News page.

If you need help using the library, choose the Ask Us page to find a variety of ways to ask for help.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Cover photo for dietary guidelines for americans 2020

ChooseMyPlate.gov

Healthy Eating Plate

Healthy Eating Plate image, describes why the guidelines are given for each item

For more information go to the Healthy Eating Plate.