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Farmers Market in Bolingbrook, IL. Photos by Swati Wagh

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Farmers Market in Bolingbrook, IL. Photos by Swati Wagh

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Farmers Market in Bolingbrook, IL. Photos by Swati Wagh

Library Resources for Nutrition

This guide was created to help Benedictine University students find and use library resources for Nutrition classes. We encourage feedback, questions, or suggestions -- please leave a comment anywhere on the guide. This research guide will point you toward the material you need to gather in your research - books, articles, websites, etc. Click on each page (tab) and read through the boxes on each page to explore the research tools available to you.

Featured Websites for Nutrition:

The Food and Nutrition Information Center -- part of the National Agricultural Library administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture -- is a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971. Their website provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.

Listed below are what you will find on this site:

Healthy Food Policy Project: Municipal COVID-19 Food Access Policies

Interactive DRI Calculator for Healthcare Professionals (updated 5/19)

Federal Agencies' Resources for Shelf Stable Food

USDA ARS Research RoundUp

Sources of Free and Low Cost Materials

FoodData Central

Nutrient Lists from Standard Reference Legacy (2018)


On the left hand side you will see these topics listed:


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics -

Nutrition information and research provided by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This is the professional body of Nutritionists. This site is good to keep up  to date on issues  that affect the profession. Example COVID-19  and signifacnce for face to face contact with .patients.




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