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Nutrition & Food Science Research Guide

A research guide for nutrition and food science subjects and courses

About This Guide

nutrition and food science image from Columbia State academic pagesAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • "Dietitians and nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal."
  • "Agricultural and food science technicians assist agricultural and food scientists by performing duties such as measuring and analyzing the quality of food and agricultural products."
  • "Agricultural and food scientists research ways to improve the efficiency and safety of agricultural establishments and products."
  • "Agricultural workers maintain the quality of farms, crops, and livestock by operating machinery and doing physical labor under the supervision of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers."

This guide is designed to support the research and learning needs of the nutrition and food science program. Here, you'll find resources for:

  • selecting and evaluating sources
  • constructing research questions
  • search tips and strategies
  • finding sources in Charger Search, databases, online sources, and statistics
  • recommended citation and style guides
  • contacting librarians for help

If you have suggestions for other resources, please let us know!

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