* 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 food borne 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
RSVP by Monday, April 22, to Michael Sholinbeck at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (510) 642-2510.
Class: Food/Nutrition Resources Class
When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Where: Video Conference Room 72.170 Sacramento, California.
This class is for CDPH staff who need to use quality food and nutrition resources in support of their work. After the class, participants should be able to quickly identify and find non-PubMed literature, policies/best practices, and evidence-based information on their topic. These and the professional tools shown will assist in staff skill development.
Supervisors: Please encourage your staff to attend if appropriate.
These one-hour training sessions are free to CDPH employees. Please obtain your supervisor’s approval to attend.