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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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Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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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 & Calculators
  • Nutrition Across the Life Span
  • Food Safety, Vitamins, Herbs & Supplements
  • Weight Control & Diets 
  • Diseases & Conditions
  • If you want to know what nutrients are in your food, check out the sources listed on the Food Safety 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.

Healthy Eating Plate

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For more information go to the Healthy Eating Plate.

Author of this LibGuide

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Edith Scarletto

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