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Nutrition and Food Service Subject Guide

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Online Journals

Online Books

Clinical Databases

Ovid Top Articles

  • eNCPT Electronic Nutrition Care Process Terminology (formerly IDNT)

    ADA's Standardized Language for the Nutrition Care Process

  • Evidence Analysis Library (EAL)

    Evidence Analysis Library (EAL) contains research on nutrition, nutrients, and foods used to promote health throughout the human life cycle, including evidence-based nutrition guidelines to treat diseases and conditions. Use together with the Nutrition Care Manual (NCM).

  • Natural Medicines

    Natural Medicines (formerly Natural Standard and Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database) provides information about dietary supplements and alternative therapies, including supplements safety, benefits, side effects, drug interactions and more.

  • Nutrition Care Manual

    From the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this a web-based diet and professional practice manual for Registered Dietitians, Dietetic Technicians Registered, and allied health professionals. NCM features evidence-based nutrition care information for 100+ diseases, conditions, and topics; includes patient education handouts, meal plans, and calculators.

  • Pubmed

    PubMed provides over 23 million citations for biomedical literature, including MEDLINE, life science journals and ebooks.

  • Sports Nutrition Care Manual

    Sports Nutrition Care Manual (SNCM) contains research-based nutrition information written by authors who are Board Certified as Specialists in Sports Dietetics (CSSDs) from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. SNCM is authored by the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • UpToDate (use if on the VA computer network)

    UpToDate is a guided evidence-based, clinical decision-making solution with dynamic and interactive algorithms as well as lab monographs. UpToDate Pathways is comprised of interactive algorithms that provide clinical recommendations tailored to each patient, and address common, chronic, and sometimes complex conditions with multiple management, diagnoses, or treatment options. UpToDate Lab Interpretation contains monographs and algorithms that guide you to more quickly and accurately interpret and decide on next steps for lab results out of the normal range.
    For remote access use https://www.uptodate.com with your UTD username/password. Tip Sheet for CME/Remote Access Registration

Please check with your local library for additional databases in your subject area.