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Nutritional Sciences/Evidence Based Nutrition

This guide contains resources for students in nutrition and/or dietetics. The content consists of library licensed resources and web resources that were screened for authority.



The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Formerly the American Dietetics Association)

The world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.  The Academy has developed resources to assist practitioners and educators in the practice of dietetics. Many of these tools use evidence-based guidelines and allow practitioners to apply cutting-edge, synthesized research in practice.

Evidence-Based Practice (AHRQ – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Evidence Report Topics, which are mainly disease-related, are organized into a browseable list.

How to Use a Clinical Practice Guideline (Centre for Health Evidence)

Articles based on the JAMA Users Guide series.

Jama Evidence (Using Evidence to Improve Care)

Fundamental tools for understanding and applying the medical literature and making clinical diagnoses.

NCG – National Guideline Clearinghouse (AHRQ – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

This site contains a public list of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines that are fully searchable.

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (AHRQ)

This is a public repository for evidence-based quality measures and measure sets.

Primary Care Clinical Practice Guidelines (University of California – San Francisco)

Contains lists of guidelines, organized by content area.


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