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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.

Professional Organizations



Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)

The world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

American College of Nutrition

Founded in 1959, to enhance nutrition and metabolism knowledge among physicians and professionals from all disciplines with a common interest in nutrition, and to promote the application of such knowledge to the maintenance of health and treatment of disease.

American Society for Nutrition

Association that advocates health and nutrition related issues

Food Insight

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation is dedicated to the mission of effectively communicating science-based information on health, nutrition and food safety for the public good. 

International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA)

The International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA) is an organization of national associations of Dietitians and Nutritionists. Publishes a newsletter here and links to Evidence Based Dietetics Practice here

New Jersey Dietetic Association (NJDA)

An affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the nation’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. This site contains consumer information and a child obesity toolkit.

School Nutrition Association

The mission of the School Nutrition Association is to advancing good nutrition for all children.

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB)

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) represents the professional interests of nutrition educators in the United States and worldwide. SNEB is dedicated to promoting effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors and has a vision of healthy communities through nutrition education and advocacy.


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