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Health & Wellness

Food and Nutrition Resources

Getting Started:
Good nutrition is an essential part of being healthy and maintaining wellness. Developing good eating patterns and being knowledgeable about the food we consume has significant impacts on how we feel day-to-day as well as long-term health.

Finding current and credible information is an important first step in making healthy dietary choices. The following links are from reputable resources to help you make informed choices about your diet and health.

Where can I find information on healthy eating and nutrition?

Where can I find information about buying and storing food?

Where can I find information about dietary supplements?

Where can I find tools to help manage food choices and nutrition? 

Where can I find food pantries and food assistance programs?

Access to food is a fundamental and important first step in starting and maintaining a healthy diet. Here are links to several resources to assist in food access if you or someone you know need assistance.

Does the Library have any resources on diet or nutrition?

Yes, the Library has several databases that provide health information, including on diet and nutrition. You can find a list of these databases on the Health & Wellness Research page.

You can also search our catalog for items covering nutrition, diet, and related issues. The following include some saved searches about popular topics. If you need help locating or placing a hold on these items, please contact library staff. 

Nutrition
Physical: book | audiobook
Libby: ebook | digital audiobook
Hoopla: ebook | digital audiobook

All material on this website is provided for your information only and may not be construed as medical advice or instruction.

 

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