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BIOL 1650: Nutrition (Nosek): Research Strategies

Resources on nutrition for BIOL 1650, Professor Nosek.

Crafting Search Terms

  • Take it Apart: Identify key ideas & turn them into search terms
    • Example: fad diets and weight loss becomes diets AND fad OR weight control in the database
  • Think Outside the Box: Think about similar terms that may help find more results
    • Example: vitamins OR supplements will yield more results than searching vitamins.
  • Let Other People Do the Work: Library databases have a list of subject terms they use. These often appear in your search results, and can help direct you to more helpful results
  • Step Up to Advanced: Use the Advanced Search page to set up all your terms and limiters before searching.

Fitchburg State University Library Catalog

Gallucci-Cirio Library Search

Try these words when searching:

  • Amino acids
  • Carbohydrates
  • Dietary supplements
  • Energy metabolism
  • Fatty acids
  • Food - Health Aspects
  • Lipids
  • Minerals
  • Nutrition
  • Proteins
  • Vitamins

Citing Sources

Subject Guide

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