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Nutrition: General Research Guide: Web Resources

Research resources for nutrition and dietetics.

Evaluating Web Sources

Remember to ask yourself questions like these when evaluating information on freely-available Internet sites:

Who sponsors the site?

What is the purpose of the site?

What are the credentials of those who provide the content?

Are sources listed? Where did the authors get the information?

How current is the information?

Based on NCCAM Publication No. D142, February 19, 2002.  From the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: http://nccam.nih.gov/health/webresources

Industry

Evidence-Based Practice

Academic

Government

Food Safety

Associations/Societies