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Sunday, December 17, 2017

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Vitamin/Mineral Project

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 Use these sources first! 
 Gale Encyclopedia of Diets 2 GVRL Health Reference Center Facts on File
MLA Citation: located at the end of the article
MLA Citation: located at the end of the article
Outside of School:   fairlawn
Outside of School:  flhslibrary   flhslibrary

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Next try these eBooks!
why we need minerals vitamin discoveries and disasters train your brain to get happy everything guide to nutrition
eBook 612 BOW eBook 612.3 FRA eBook 612.8 AUB eBook 613.2 COR
vitamins and minerals food facts for teenagers supplements exposed  
eBook 613.2 KRO eBook 613.2 SAL eBook 615 CLE  
Click here to see how to access the eBooks.

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OR Try the books set aside for you in the Library
vitamins and minerals the a to z of vitamins minerals supplements nutrition and wellbeing a to z
REF 612.3 KRO REF 612.3 NAV REF 641.1 NUT
basic health publications users guide to vitamins minerals vitamins and minerals healthy habits nutrition essentials and diet therapy
612.3 CHA 612.3 WAT 615.8 PEC

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 Click here to search the websites
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Guide | University of Maryland Medical Center

Click on Supplements to find the vitamin or mineral you need.  This Complementary and Alternative Medicine Guide from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides information an overview, uses, dietary sources, available forms, dosage, precautions, interactions and supporting information sources for each vitamin and mineral. The articles are authored by medical professionals.

Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): Vitamins

The Institute of Medicine (IOM), the health branch of the National Academy of Sciences, is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public.   This PDF lists function, life stage group, selected food sources, and adverse effects of 14 nutrients.

Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets

Fact sheets on vitamins and minerals from the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health. The fact sheets explain the vitamin or mineral, how much is needed, food sources, types of supplements, side effects, interactions, healthy eating and additional information sources.

Herbs and Supplements: MedlinePlus MedlinePlus provides information on individual vitamins and minerals explaining what it is, effectiveness, how it works, safety, interactions with medications, other herbs and supplements and foods, dosage, other names and references.

Herbs, Vitamins, and Minerals | Complementary and Alternative Medicine | American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society provides information on a variety of minerals and vitamins including the scientific name, description, usage, history, benefits, complications, and additional sources of information.
Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University

The Micronutrient Information Center at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University offers detailed information on a number of vitamins and minerals.  This information covers the function in the human body, regulation, nutrient interactions, deficiencies, disease prevention, effects of overload, sources and more.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version

Kaiser Permanente, a health care provider, maintains the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database to allow consumers to obtain reliable information on herbal remedies, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and other natural products. An overview of the vitamin or mineral is provided along with effectiveness, how it works, safety, interactions, dosage and alternative names.

Nutrition for Everyone: Basics: Vitamins and Minerals | DNPAO | CDC

The Centers for Disease Control provides information on some vitamins and minerals which includes an introduction, recommended doses, sources, deficiencies, health risks, interactions, diet information and references.

Vitamins and Minerals This site from Nemours, a large nonprofit organization devoted to children’s health, offers doctor-approved, accurate and up-to-date information about children from before birth through adolescence.  Check out the Vitamins and Minerals charts. 

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

Nutrition.gov offers links to vitamin and mineral information from MedlinePlus and other government agencies. 

Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets

The National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements provides information on individual vitamins and minerals which covers the definition, dietary requirements, foods which contain the vitamin or mineral, health effects, harmful effects, interactions, and additional sources of information.

Click here to search the websites

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Do you have a question?  Do you need assistance?
If you are have difficulty finding information on your assigned topic or would like assistance with your Works Cited, please see Mrs. Parkinson in the Library or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Requests should be submitted no less than 48 hours before the assignment is due.  For questions on the assignment and its requirements, please contact Ms. Archille.

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