Food/Nutrition Resources class April 11, 2012, 10-11 am, C-140

* 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/Nutrition Resources class!

Some of the topics that will be covered:
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

Class: Food/Nutrition Resources
When: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 10 – 11 am
Where: CDPH Richmond Campus, Building C, Room 140

Class Objective:
To introduce CDPH staff to quality food and nutrition resources that are freely available online. Use of these resources will help staff locate statistics, policies/best practices, and evidence-based information in support of their work. Professional tools can assist
in keeping staff’s skills updated.

If you wish to attend, please RSVP by Monday, April 9, 2012 to Debbie Jan at or (510) 642-2510.

These one-hour training sessions are free to CDPH staff. Please obtain your supervisor’s approval to attend.