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*Try search terms like "gluten free" AND diet and use facets on left to narrow by source type - choose "Limit to articles from scholarly publications, including peer-review"
AccessMedicine Collection of 60 full-text medical and basic sciences books, also includes images, videos, diagnostic tools, patient education handouts, and drug information.
DynaMed Plus Clinical reference tool written by physicians who synthesize the evidence and provide objective analysis to help health care providers in their daily practice. Designed to provide quick answers to clinical questions.
MedlinePlus MedlinePlus is produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It offers reliable, up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in plain language. An excellent source for patient information.
Natural Medicines A peer-reviewed, authoritative source for information on complementary and integrative therapies. It is composed of 7 distinct databases: Food, Herbs Supplements, Health & Wellness, Sports Medicine, Comparative Effectiveness, Manufacturers, Commercial Products, and Medical Conditions.
A large, evidence-based online resource covering thousands of internal medicine, pediatric, OB/GYN, and surgical topics. Designed to answer point-of-care clinical questions.
CINAHL Plus with Full-Text The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is a comprehensive and highly-authoritative database for research in nursing and health sciences.
ClinicalKey Medical and surgical, including more than 900 books, 500 journals, thousands of videos and millions of images. To access the PDF, please log in or register for a free account.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal articles.
Medline via Web of Science **(Use this interface first) MEDLINE is the premier database for biomedical journal citations dates back to 1946 and includes more than 20 million citations in medicine, nursing, allied health and dentistry.
Research Literature - then try these databases:
EMBase Comprehensive coverage of the preclinical, medical and pharmacological sciences. Strong in the European literature, EMBase includes 2,000 not currently covered by Medline.
Scopus Largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature supporting research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and arts and humanities.
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- “Ask”- Asking a focused and answerable question that translates uncertainty to an answerable question
- “Search”- Searching for the best available evidence
- “Appraise”- Critically appraising the evidence for validity and clinical relevance
- “Apply” - Applying the results to clinical practice
- “Evaluate” - Evaluation of performance
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- Center for Disease Control and Prevention
- National Center for Health Statistics
>Linus Pauling Institute's Micronutrient Information Center -source for scientifically accurate information regarding the roles of vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals (plant chemicals that may affect health), and other dietary factors, including some food and beverages, in preventing disease and promoting health
>General overview of the major metabolic pathways (Prof. Doutor Pedro Silva Universidade Fernando Pessoa)
Open Educational Resources (OERs)
>Human Nutrition Flexbook. goo.gl/vOAnR
Lindshield, B. L. Kansas State University (FNDH 400)
>Lipid Metabolism - open book - Edited by Rodrigo Valenzuela Baez, ISBN 978-953-51-0944-0, 472 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published January 23, 2013 under CC BY 3.0 license DOI: 10.5772/2928
- Bijlefeld, M., & Zoumbaris, S. K. (2014). Encyclopedia of diet fads: Understanding science and society, 2nd edition: Understanding science and society (2nd ed.). Westport: Greenwood.
- Cargill, K. (2017). Food cults: How fads, dogma, and doctrine influence diet. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.
- Delgado, A. M. (2017;2016;). Chemistry of the mediterranean diet (1st 2016 ed.). DE: Springer International Publishing.
- Duyff, R. L., & American Dietetic Association. (2012). American dietetic association complete food and nutrition guide (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
- Francis, A., & Thomson Gale (Firm). (2016). Can diets be harmful?. Farmington Hills, Mich: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.
- Farooqui, A. A., & SpringerLink (Online service). (2015). High calorie diet and the human brain metabolic consequences of long-term consumption. Cham: Springer International Publishing.Link
- Hoffman, R., & Gerber, M. (2012;2013;). The mediterranean diet: Health and science (1st ed.). Ames, Iowa;Chichester, West Sussex, UK;: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Key, K., & Thomson Gale (Firm). (2013). The gale encyclopedia of diets: A guide to health and nutrition (2nd ed.). Detroit, Mich: Gale, Cengage Learning
- Mahan, L. K., & Escott-Stump, S. (2004). Krause's food, nutrition, & diet therapy (11th ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders.
- Martin, C. R., Preedy, V. R., & Watson, R. R. (2011). Handbook of behavior, food and nutrition (2011;1; ed.). New York: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-92271-3
- Ornish, D. (1993). Eat more, weigh less: Dr. dean ornish's life choice program for losing weight safely while eating abundantly (1st ed.). New York: HarperCollins.
- Preedy, V. R., Hunter, L., & Patel, V. B. (2013). Diet quality an evidence-based approach, volume 1 (1;2013; ed.). New York, NY: Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-7339-8
- Robbins, J. (1987). Diet for a new america. Walpole, NH: Stillpoint.
- Romagnolo, D. F., Selmin, O. I., & SpringerLink (Online service). (2016). Mediterranean diet dietary guidelines and impact on health and disease (1st 2016.;1st 2016; ed.). Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-27969-5
- Teicholz, N. (2014). The big fat surprise: Why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet (First Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster.
- Zacharias, E. (2012). The mediterranean diet: A Clinician’s guide for patient care (1) (2012th ed.). New York, NY: Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-3326-2
APA Formating and Style Guide with examples (by Owl at Purdue)
Citation Style Guides AMA:
Quick reference - AMA citation style tutorial
Online tutorial - AMA style Stat!
AMA manual of style : a guide for authors and editors. American Medical Association Manual of Style. 10th edition (2007). Call #:R 119 .A533 2007 located in Reference - 2nd Floor South (Non-Circulating) See: Chapter 3 References (p 39-79)
RefWorks is available through the Library subcriptions. You create a personal database of references, generate a bibliography from your list of references & automatically format in any common citation style. When setting up an account choose New Refworks. View tutorials for using New Refworks.