Nutrition Research Guide

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This guide will point you to many of the library's resources in nutrition and will link you to additional resources. If you need help with your research ask a librarian. 


To select database(s) most suited to your needs, click on DatabaseInfoIcon for more information about each database.

For Academic Research

Search libray darabases for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, case studies, editorials, reports, reviews, and other documents. The following databases are recommended for research in nutrition.

For Consumer Information  

Search library databases for nutrition news, trends, diets, and recipes.  

Additional databases are available; visit our Databases for Health and Medicine.

Or choose other databases from the Library's Databases page

Help Using the Databases 

Nutrition Reference - Select Works

Select from the following reference works for data, definitions, and background information on nutrition, food, disease, and health.

More Nutrition Reference Online

Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition Tools

Herbs and Botanicals

Related Reference

Books and Ebooks 

Library Catalogs

Where to Browse in the Library

Books and other materials can be found in ODU Library's Reference Stacks, Reference Atlases, and Main Stacks in the following ranges of the Dewey Decimal System: 200s (theology) and 900s (history). A select list of the 600s follows: 

  • 612 (nutrition)
  • 615 (medical)
  • 600s (health sciences)

Are you looking for an item you can't find through the links above?



Web Sites

Visit the following sites for authoritative information on nutrition, blogs, information sites, and more:

Associations in Nutrition

Associations in Related Fields


Nutrition and Health Information Sites

Nutrition Policy


Product Labeling and Standards

Reference Sites

  • View select reference sites for data, calculators, encyclopedias, and guides

Regulatory Sites

Statistics and Demographics

Toxicology and Nutrition

For More Sites

 Past last updated: 22 July 2015 | ODU Library Reference Services