Disciplines & Professions: Food Sciences & Nutrition
About.com's Nutrition Directory
Allows you to search the Web under the rubric of nutrition, offers an In the Spotlight news feature as well as a list of related topics and subject directories to other Web sites.
HealthLinks is maintained by the health sciences department of Washington University. The site offers links to medical journals, has a monthly feature news story, and provides links to reference, educational and other health-related Web sites.
Open Directory's Food Science Directory
This directory organizes resources of interest for the general public and scientists and technologists working in the food sciences. Topics include agricultural sciences, food processing, organizations, nutrition, microbiology, food safety, hot topics, and legislation on food-related issues.
Yahoo!'s Nutrition Directory
Annotated list of the most popular Web sites. The Yahoo! search engine can be limited to search for materials relating to nutrition and foods, and has links to message boards and chat rooms for further discussion.
Food and Human Nutrition (U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, available through SilverPlatter)
This database provides information on subjects from an international perspective. Includes less common sources like unpublished reports, theses, conference papers, and government publications. Includes over 400,000 bibliographic citations and abstracts from 1975 to the present.
Food Science and Technology Abstracts (International Food Information Service, available through SilverPlatter)
A comprehensive database of sources in the food technology, food science, and human nutrition fields. Contains information from books, leading journals, reports, theses, conference presentations, and more. More than 500,000 entries with bibliographic info and abstracts.
FOREGE Current Food Legislation (Leatherhead Food RA, available through SilverPlatter)
Focuses on worldwide legislation of food additives and food standards. Translates complex legal documents into a concise and easy-to-read format. Over 40,000 entries updated monthly.
FROSTI Food Science and Technology (Leatherhead Food RA, available through SilverPlatter)
Includes sources covering the range of topics in food science and technology. 480,000+ sources from 1972 to the present. Entries include bibliographic information and abstracts.
Bender, David A., and Arnold E. Bender. Benders' Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology. 7th ed. Cambridge: Woodhead, 1999.
Provides more than 5,000 definitions of terms in nutrition and food technology. Organized alphabetically.
Ensminger, Audrey H., et al. Concise Encyclopedia of Foods & Nutrition. London: CRC, 1995.
Aimed at a general audience of consumers. More than 2,700 entries covering a wide range of nutrition and health subjects. Organized alphabetically. Index provided.
Food Science and Technology Abstracts. Reading, UK: International Food Information Service, 1928-.
Covers articles on food sciences, processes, and products. Indexes more than 1,800 journals as well as books, patents, conference proceedings, and more. Subject index provided.
Frank, Robyn C., and Holly Berry Irving. The Directory of Food and Nutrition Information. 2nd ed. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx, 1992.
Two-part book which includes information on professional and academic organizations as well as bibliographic information and descriptions of journals, indexes, books, databases, and other sources.
Nutrition Abstracts & Reviews. Series A: Human and Experimental. New York: CAB International, 1931-.
Provides bibliographic information and abstracts from journals about nutrition and related fields. Aimed specifically at professionals and academics. Includes both author and subject indices.
Macrae, R., R. K. Robinson, and M. J. Sadler, eds. Encyclopedia of Food Science, Food Technology, and Nutrition. 8 vols. London: Academic Press, 1993.
Contains approximately 1,000 articles arranged alphabetically. Volume 8 provides a cumulative index.
Sadler, Michael J., ed. Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition. London: Academic Press, 1999.
An alphabetical compilation of articles on nutrition and related topics. Each entry includes suggestions for further reading.
Russell, Percy J., and Anita Williams. The Nutrition and Health Dictionary. New York: Chapman and Hall, 1995.
A practical source of basic information on topics in the nutrition field. Brief definitions are often supplemented with charts, diagrams, and cross-references. Organized alphabetically.