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Food Nutrient Search

  • USDA Food Nutrient Database
    You can either search for a specific food or browse through lists of foods organized by category. New and improved.

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Pittsburgh Resources


Selected Books

American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Survivors: What to Eat Before, During, and after Cancer Treatment
RC268.45.E285 2010
Written for consumers, patients, and families seeking reliable information about nutritional support for people with cancer, this comprehensive guide offers the latest information about using nutrition to optimal advantage during the cancer journey.
Bauer, Joy
Joy Bauer's Food Cures: Easy 4 Step Nutrition Programs for Improving Your Body
qRM217.B38 2007
Nutrition counselor Joy Bauer gives readers easy ways to create healthy meals to benefit the whole family.
Bowden, Johnny
The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth: The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Eat and Why
RA784.B64 2007
Weight loss expert and diet guru Johnny Bowden tells readers which foods to eat more of and which foods to stay away from.
The Betty Crocker Cookbook for Women: The Complete Guide to Women's Health and Wellness at Every Stage of Life
TX361.W55 B48 2007
The iconic Betty Crocker brand provides women of all ages with recipes to maintain health and wellness.
Carper, Jean
Jean Carper's Complete Healthy Cookbook: A Comprehensive, Science-based Nutrition Guide With More than 200 Delicious Recipes
RA784.C2845 2007
Vitamin guru, broadcaster, and columnist Jean Carper uses the world of science to develop great food using healthy ingredients.
Duyff, Roberta Larsen
American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide
RA784.D89 2012
The fourth edition of this cornerstone guide from the American Dietetic Association, written by nationally recognized food and nutrition expert and registered dietitian Roberta Duyff, covers the basics on nutrition, managing weight and healthy eating.
Francis, Mandy
Raising a Healthy Eater: Help Your Kids Develop a Taste for Good Nutrition
RJ206.F6944 2007x
Teach your children lessons for a healthy diet and lifestyle at a young age.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition
rq RA784.G345 2008x (noncirculation)
Written for the popular reader and students at high school level and above, the entries offer clear descriptions, discussion of controversy, health benefits and concerns, and examples of a daily diet.
Gillespie, Larrian
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Total Nutrition Cooking
RA784.G5278 2006x
The Idiot's Guide series weighs in with healthy cooking strategies presented in a clear, concise, and easy to follow format.
Kirschmann, John D.
Nutrition Almanac
RA784.N837 2007
A standard in nutritional information for consumers, the Nutrition Almanac is on its 5th edition and has been providing information to the health conscious for thirty years.
Lankford, Ron (editor)
Can Diets be Harmful?
RM222.2.C2754 2007
Can something that is supposed to be beneficial actually be more harm than good? Does dieting deprive us of valuable nutrients?
Nestle, Marion
What to Eat
RA784.N46 2006
Marion Nestle aims to debunk common food myths that food corporations have led consumers to believe.
The New Glucose Revolution: The Authoritative Guide to the Glycemic Index
QP701.G57 2007x
This book presents the theory that low carb and low glycemic index foods could be beneficial to health and wellness.
David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.
TX360.U6 N8363 2012x
This Opposing Viewpoints book consists of essays for and against controversial nutrition topics, such as organic versus non-organic food, industrial versus local food, etc.
Watson, Ric
The MediterrAsian Way: A Cookbook and Guide to Health, Weight Loss, and Longevity, Combining the Best Features of Mediterranean and Asian Diets and Lifestyles
RA784.W423 2007
Fusion cuisine is commonplace in America's restaurants and kitchens. But can it benefit one's overall health?
Yu, Winnie
What to Eat for What Ails You: How to Treat Illnesses by Changing the Food and Vitamins in Your Diet
RA784.W8 2007x
Food as medicine has been practiced for millennia. This modern day approach claims that what you eat can dramatically affect your wellbeing.
Zied, Elisa
Feed Your Family Right: How to Make Smart Food and Fitness Choices for a Healthy Lifestyle
RA784.Z49 2007
Feed your family right and become a healthy household.
Zied, Elisa
Nutrition at Your Fingertips
RA784.Z49 2007
A registered dietician offers a guide to nutrition's latest findings; explanations of vitamins and minerals, fats, carbohydrates, fiber, and proteins; daily requirements; healthy weight evaluation and management.

Browse the Catalog & Shelves

For library materials on this topic, browse these subject headings in the library catalog and use these Library of Congress Classification Numbers to browse the shelves in the library.

Subject LC Classification
Diet QP 141
RA 784
RM 216
TX 353-551
Diet Therapy RM 216
RM 222.2
RA 784
TX 353-551
Nutrition QP 141
RA 784
RM 216
TX 353-551
Reducing Diets RM 222.2
RC 628
Weight Control RM 222.2
RC 628