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1 SCR CONNECTions January 16, 2013 This presentation is eligible for 1 hour MLA CE at the conclusion of the session. You will be provided with a link to the evaluation form at the conclusion of the webinar. Welcome!

2 Nutrition Information Resources SCR CONNECTions January 16, 2013 Cheryl Rowan, Consumer Health Coordinator

3 The importance of nutrition

4 What do all those words mean?

5 Nutrition Vocabulary Start with the basics Nutrition: the act of process of nourishing; the process by which organisms take in and utilize food material Malnutrition: the condition that occurs when your body does not get enough nutrients; starvation is an extreme form of malnutrition Defining nutrition terms MedlinePlus USDA Team Nutrition

6 Putting the words together Reading food labels ucm htm ucm htm

7 General Nutrition Resources: Four Key Players

8 MedlinePlus.gov Health Topics => Health and Wellness => Food and Nutrition has more than 100 different pages of information Specific demographic groups: pregnancy, child, toddler, teen, seniors Drugs & Supplements Videos & Cool Tools

9 Special Features of MedlinePlus Multiple languages MedlinePlus the magazine Eating Disorder topics Food allergies Anorexia nervosa Bulimia nervosa Binge-eating

10 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC Healthy Living section has several topic pages, including: food safety, nutrition, and healthy weight Current Features often feature nutrition-related topics; e.g., “Holiday Food Safety During Pregnancy”

11 U.S. Department of Agriculture– USDA Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services Dietary Guidelines Food Safety Recalls MyPlate.gov Nutrition.gov Center for Nutrition Policy and Prevention Agricultural Library -

12 American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics The world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Lots of good information for the public.

13 Finding Research on Nutrition Topics Searching PubMed for research finding MeSH terms related to Nutrition Article type: Practice Guideline Healthy People 2020 Objectives for Nutrition and Weight Status Using Structured Evidence Queries (SEQs)

14 Using SEQs to find the Evidence Structured Evidence Queries Preformulated search strategies which search the literature for research evidence related to Healthy People 2020 objectives Developed by public health librarians working with subject matter experts

15 Final Questions… From you… For you…

16 Next SCR CONNECTions Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 10:30 a.m. CST Information Petting Zoo: Consumer Health Resources for Animals with Guest Speaker Heather K. Moberly, MSLS, AHIP, Professor, Veterinary Medicine Librarian, William E. Brock Memorial Library Center for Veterinary Health Science, Oklahoma State University MLA CE available through February 5, 2013: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/nutritionresources Thank you for joining us today!


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