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Nutrition and Food Sciences ***

Nutrition and Food Sciences ***

"The complete online Nutrition and Food Sciences information service that covers human nutrition, food science and food technology."

A comprehensive resource compiled by food and nutrition specialists.

Visit the Nutrition and Food Sciences product site.

 

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Access to a healthy diet that includes high quality food sources is fundamental for maintaining and improving health. CABI's ‘Nutrition and Food Sciences’ is a specialist resource covering human nutrition, food science, food technology and food economics. It provides a comprehensive view of the food chain and of the interactions between diet and health.

 

Key features:

  • Contains over 1.6 million records, dating back to 1973
  • Updated weekly, and with over 80,000 records added annually
  • Records selected from over 6,000 serials and more than 100 report sources
  • Over 85,000 full text articles
  • Over 15,000 systematic reviews and other ‘evidence-based’ studies
  • Over 2,300 selected news articles, with links to relevant database records
  • Over 255 CAB Reviews and datasheets
  • Covering literature from 103 countries
  • Includes articles written by authoritative in-house experts
  • Includes books, conference proceedings, bulletins, reports and published theses
  • Calendar of forthcoming conferences and meetings
  • Prepared smart searches on hot topics

*Figures correct as of March 2019

 

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CABI's Nutrition and Food Sciences internet resource is widely used by:

  • Lecturers, researchers and students
  • Government scientists and policy makers
  • Industry food scientists and technologists
  • Food safety authorities
  • Nutrition professionals
  • Dieticians

Users can quickly and easily find relevant research that matters to them. They are able to:

  • quickly drill down to the content they need using search filters and refine options
  • easily access the best available evidence using the “evidence-based research” filter
  • keep up-to-date with trends and research with news and reviews
  • save searches, export and share records for collaborative projects via the ‘My Nutrition’ function
  • do systematic and specific searches taking advantage of the indexing using CAB Thesaurus and Advanced search
  • ensure their systematic review is comprehensive by searching hard-to-find grey literature

 

Librarians can customize the links of most value to their users because the database is OpenURL compliant. 

 

As well as the best-known journals, we select relevant material from publications that other databases do not include so that users can see all the research:

  • 13% of records are indexed from books, conferences, grey literature, reports, theses
  • 50% of journals we scan are not in PubMed
  • 88% of journals we scan are not in FSTA

CABI’s Nutrition and Food Sciences internet resource covers the whole food chain, from the properties of raw ingredients to the dietary effects of food and food components in humans, including:

General nutrition & diet

  • Diet and behaviour
  • Diet studies 
  • Nutrition and growth
  • Nutrition at different life stages (breastfeeding, infants, children, mothers, elderly)
  • Nutrition education
  • Sociological and cultural aspects of food and diet

 

Clinical nutrition

  • Food allergies and intolerance
  • Foodborne diseases
  • Nutrient-drug interactions
  • Nutrition in disease states
  • Nutritional epidemiology, role of nutrients in disease
  • Nutritional support: enteral and parenteral feeding
  • Obesity and malnutrition
  • Therapeutic diets, hospital food, dietetics

 

Physiology & animal models

  • Appetite, taste, smell, satiety
  • Digestion, absorption, physiology and metabolism of nutrients
  • Effects of antioxidants and phytochemicals 
  • Effects of nutrients on the body: tissues, blood values, biochemical parameters, body composition, gastroenterology
  • Nutrient requirements
  • Nutrition and exercise, sports nutrition

 

Food processing & technology

  • Biotechnology 
  • Food additives
  • Food additives fermentation and brewing
  • Food technology
  • Processing

 

Food science

  • Animal products (meat, fish, eggs, milk and seafood)
  • Beverages (fruits, wine, teas, beers, etc)
  • Consumer studies
  • Food chemistry
  • Food composition and quality
  • Food microbiology 
  • Food service
  • Food supplements
  • Functional foods
  • Marketing
  • Novel foods and ingredients
  • Physical properties of food
  • Plant products (fruit, vegetables, cereals, nuts) 
  • Processed foods (baked, canned, dried, convenience foods, etc)
  • Sensory science
  • Techniques and analysis

 

Food safety & storage

  • Food safety, hygiene and contaminants
  • Packaging
  • Preservation and storage
  • Transport and distribution

 

Food law & economics

  • Food aid, emergency feeding, food programmes
  • Food and nutrition policy
  • Food security

View our latest Hot Topic flyers:

 

We offer a variety of promotional materials for use in your library.

To download these materials please select from the links below:

Nutrition and Food Sciences Database Brochure - English

Nutrition and Food Sciences Database Brochure - Française

Nutrition and Food Sciences Database Brochure - Español

Nutrition and Food Sciences Database Brochure - Português

Nutrition and Food Sciences Database Brochure - Italiano

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Further promotional materials for CABI's products and resources are available to download from our Information for Librarians area.

We are pleased to offer institutions and companies a free trial of the Nutrition and Food Sciences internet resource.

Individual students/researchers:  we hope you find the Nutrition and Food Sciences internet resource open access news and our CABI books useful for your studies. Please recommend our resources and books to your Librarian or Department.

 

 

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Updates to the below Serials Cited list are produced monthly. Designation of Open Access publications are currently available in the downloadable version.

Instructions for submitting a journal and an online form are available.

Download complete list as a text file.

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Title ISSN
QJM 1460-2725
Qom University of Medical Sciences Journal 1735-7799
Quaestiones Geographicae 0137-477X
Qualitative Health Research 1049-7323
Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health 2159-676X
Quality of Life Research 0962-9343
Quarterly Journal of Economics 0033-5533
Quarterly Journal of Forestry 0033-5568
Quarterly Review of Biology 0033-5770
Quarterly Sugar Industry Report 0023-138X
Quest (National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education) 0033-6297
Química Nova 0100-4042