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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Key Texts
Major Journals
Clinical Tool Databases
eBook Databases
Article Databases
Web Resources
Organizations
Other Resources

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Dictionary of nutrition and dietetics
Karen Eich Drummond. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1996.
TX349 D78 1996 Macdonald Reference

Dictionary of nutrition and food technology
Also available in print:
David A. Bender. New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
TX349 B39 2009 Macdonald Reference

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition

Food and fitness: a dictionary of diet and exercise

Merck Manual:
Medical Information
Diagnosis and Therapy

Key Texts

Dietary reference intakes / the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press
QP141 D75 2006

Calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin D, and fluoride
TX551 D466 1997 Macdonald Reference
Online version

Applications in dietary assessment
QP141 D525 2000 Macdonald Reference
Online version

Application in dietary planning
QP141 D527 2003 Macdonald Reference
Online version

Water, potassium, sodium, chloride, and sulfate
Online version

Proposed definition of dietary fiber
QP144 F52 D545 2001 Macdonald Campus Reference
Online version

Guiding principles for nutrition labeling and fortification
Online version

Thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, biotin, and choline
QP772 V52 D53 1998 Macdonald Reference
Online version

Vitamin A, vitamin K, arsenic, boron, chromium, copper, iodine, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, silicon, vanadium, and zinc
QP534 D54 2001
Online version

Vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, and carotenoids
QP801 A66 D53 2000 Macdonald Reference
Online version

Energy, Carbohydrates, Fiber, Fat, Protein and Amino Acids (Macronutrients)
Online version

A Risk Assessment Model for Establishing Upper Intake Levels for Nutrients
TX551 D4658 1998
Online version

Nutrient value of some common foods / published by authority of the Minister of Health ; Health Protection Branch, in cooperation with Health Promotion and Programs Branch. Ottawa, Ont. : Canadian Government Publishing, c1999.
TX551 N75 1999 Macdonald Reference
Online version

Food composition and nutrition tables = Die Zusammensetzung der Lebensmittel, Nährwert-Tabellen = La composition des aliments, tableaux des valeurs nutritives, 6th ed., 2000
TX551 F66 Macdonald Reference

Major Journals

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Annual Review of Nutrition
British Journal of Nutrition
Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research
Journal of Nutrition
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly Journal of the American Dietetic Association)Nutrition
Nutrition Research Reviews
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
Progress in Lipid Research

Clinical Tool Databases

Please note name change from "American Dietetics Association" to "Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics".

Evidence Analysis Library (formerly ADA Evidence Analysis Library)
Contains systematic reviews and guidelines on food and nutrition. Includes tools to conduct evidence analysis. Published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

International Dietetics and Nutrition Terminology (IDNT) Reference Manual (Note: 5 simultaneous user-limit)
Guide for implementing the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) using standardized language for all 4 steps: nutrition assessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention, nutrition monitoring and evaluating. Published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Nutrition Care Manual (formerly ADA Nutrition Care Manual)
Provides access to ADA research-based nutrition information and clinical tools for dietitians, dietetic technicians, and other health care professionals. Provides nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation for a host of diseases and conditions. Includes client education materials, a formulary of nutritional solutions, calculators, disease-specific screening and assessment forms. Content is peer-reviewed and incorporates conclusions from the ADA’s Evidence Analysis Library. Published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual (formerly ADA Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual)
Access to research-based pediatric nutrition information and clinical tools for dietitians, dietetic technicians, and other health care professionals. Provides nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation for a host of diseases and conditions. Includes client education materials, a formulary of nutritional solutions, calculators, disease-specific screening and assessment forms. Content is consistent with the ADA’s Evidence Analysis Library, ADA position papers, and the Nutrition Care Process. Published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.(Replaces the Pediatric Manual of Clinical Dietetics).

Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) (Note: 5 simultaneous user-limit)
Provides information about dietetics, developed from key practice questions and evidence-based answers, with links to tools and resources consistent with the evidence. Published by Dietitians of Canada.

eBook Databases

NUTRITIONnetBASE
Ebook chapters containing case studies, clinical trials, and biochemical analyses of functional foods, herbs, vitamins, disease prevention, dietary management, and more.

ScienceDirect
Provides detailed and exhaustive coverage of book chapters in the agricultural sciences, as well as the health sciences. Includes journals as well, but searches can be refined to books only. McGill subscriptions are indicated by a bright green square box.

Article Databases

PUBMED with Linkout (McGill links)
Published by U.S. National Library of Medicine -includes citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles

CINAHL: Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature
Provides comprehensive coverage of the English language journal literature related to nursing and the allied health disciplines.

Cochrane Library
Contains independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more.

FSTA Direct
Provides coverage from 1969 to the present. An extensive collection of abstracts prepared from the world's food science, food technology and food-related human nutrition literature.

MEDLINE
Subjects covered include all aspects of clinical medicine, basic biomedical sciences, the health care system and clinical psychology.

SCOPUS
A multidisciplinary database that include citation ranking and additional author information.

Web Resources

Food and Nutrition Information Center (U.S.)

Health Canada Food and Nutrition Program

Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (U.S.)

Gateway to Food Safety Information

Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (U.S.)

Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Nutrition.gov

Organizations

Dietitians of Canada

Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec

Canadian Council of Food and Nutrition resources

Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals (U.S.)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)

 

Other Resources

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Citation Guides

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Citing images:

Finding and Using Online Images (Simon Fraser University)

How to Cite Images (Mohawk College Library)

APA Citation Style - Images & Art (Thompson Rivers University)

OWL Purdue Writing Lab - OWL Mail APA FAQs Includes guidelines for citing clipart.

 

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