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Nutrition and Food Science

Here you will find nutrition and food science resources that will help you in your research.

Characteristics of Primary Articles

Are written by authors who conducted the research
Includes a section on methods/methodology, study design
Uses language that is technical in nature
Includes sections, such as, Results, Conclusions, Discussions
Includes charts, graphs, statistical data
Includes a list of sources
Uses words, such as, ‘trial’ or ‘study’

Characteristics of Secondary Articles

Analyze primary research articles
Review studies, analysis or critiques
Summarize the results from primary research
Help to identify trends or patterns in a given field/topic
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