Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1:30-2:30pm
Training Room C, Rm. 72.148
1500 Capitol Ave, Sacramento
RSVP by Tuesday, March 24th to Michael Sholinbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 642-2510.
Please obtain your supervisor’s approval before you RSVP.
Supervisors: Please encourage your staff to attend if appropriate.
* Need to find literature on food and nutrition and their relationship to health?
* Want to know the nutritive value of different kinds of foods, from broccoli to Big Macs?
* Interested in how many fruits and vegetables Californians eat daily and other statistical information?
* Need to keep updated on the latest foodborne outbreaks and recalls?
* Want to know about quality sources of food/nutrition information for consumers?
* Curious about what professional resources (e.g., free training courses) are available to you?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then please come to the Sheldon Margen Public Health Library’s Food and Nutrition Resources class!
Topics covered will include:
1. Using bibliographic databases such as Agricola to find journal articles on food and nutrition topics
2. Resources for finding the nutritive value of foods
3. Finding statistics on food consumption
4. Information for consumers or for developing consumer material
5. Tools for professionals
An introduction for CDPH staff to quality food and nutrition resources that are freely available online. Use of these resources will help staff locate statistics, policies/best work practices, and evidence-based information in support of their work. Professional tools can assist in staff skill development.
These training sessions are free to CDPH staff. A certificate of completion will be available for those who attend the class.
A schedule of other upcoming training sessions is available online.