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Nutrition Research: Nutrition Research Topics

FCS 310 Nutrition

Research Topics

  • Abdominal Fat and Health Risks (Abdominal Obesity)
  • Academic Programs/Educational Opportunities
  • Adolescence (including older children and teens)
  • Adolescent and Childhood Obesity
  • Aging (including older Americans)
  • Alcohol
  • Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) see Omega 3 Fatty Acids
  • AIDS/HIV
  • Allergies and Food Sensitivities
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Antioxidants
  • Art and Images
  • Associations/Foundations

B

  • Beta Carotene see Vitamin A
  • Binge Eating
  • Blood Cholesterol Levels
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Breast Cancer and Alcohol
  • Breastfeeding
  • Bulimia
  • Butter vs Margarine

C

  • Calcium and Milk
  • Calcium Sources
  • Calendars and Conferences
  • Cancer
  • Carbohydrates (Carbs)
  • Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
  • Child Nutrition and Health (See also: Nutrition Assistance Programs)
  • Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
  • Cholesterol and Diet
  • Coffee
  • College and University Nutrition and Food Science Programs (See also: Distance Learning)
  • Community Food Systems
  • Consumer Corner Consumer-friendly information on frequently requested food and nutrition topics.
  • Cooking
  • Cultural and Ethnic Resources

D

  • Databases Searchable databases of food and nutrition information. May or may not charge for searching.
  • Diabetes
  • Diet Drinks (Diet Soft Drinks, Diet Soda)
  • Diet and Blood Cholesterol
  • Dieting (Weight Loss Diets)
  • Dietary Assessment
  • Dietary Guidelines (US)
  • Dietary Guidelines (International)
  • Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI) and Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA)
  • Dietary Supplement and Herbal Information
  • Dietetics
  • Digestive Diseases and Associated Disorders
  • Disordered Eating

E

  • Eating Disorders (Disordered Eating)
  • Educational Opportunities/Academic Programs
  • Eggs and Heart Disease
  • Electronic Discussion Groups on Food and Nutrition Issues   (for Professionals)
  • Ergogenic Aids
  • Ethnic and Cultural Resources
  • Exercise

F

  • Fat and Cholesterol
  • Fiber
  • Fish
  • Fish Oil see Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Fish and Seafood Recipes
  • Fitness, Sports, and Sports Nutrition 
  • Folic Acid (Folate)
  • Food and Nutrition Surveys
  • Food Composition
  • Food Dictionaries and Encyclopedia
  • Food Guide Pyramid-Archived MyPyramid Materials
  • Food Labeling
  • Food Poisoning/Foodborne Illness
  • Food Safety and HACCP Resources
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Food Service
  • Food Security/Hunger
  • Fraud and Nutrition Misinformation
  • Fruits & Vegetables

H

  • Heart Health
  • Herbal Information
  • High Protein Diets
  • Hunger/Food Security (see also: Nutrition Assistance Programs)

I

  • Infant Nutrition (see also: Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition and Health)
  • International Dietary Guidelines
  • International Food Composition Resources

 


L

  • Low-Carbohydrate Diets (Low-Carb Diets)
  • Low-Fat Diets
  • Low-Salt Recipes

M

  • Macronutrients
  • Misinformation
  • Multivitamins

N

  • Nutrition Assistance Programs -formerly known as Federal Food Assistance Programs (School Meals, WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance-formerly Food Stamps, etc.)
  • Nutrition Education
  • Nutritive and Nonnutritive Sweetener Resources
  • Nuts

O

  • Obesity and Weight
  • Older Americans (See also: Aging)
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Omega-6 Fatty Acids
  • Organic Foods
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight

P

  • Physical Activity
  • Phytonutrients
  • Polyunsaturated Fats
  • Pregnancy (See also: Breastfeeding)
  • Protein

R

  • Recipes
  • Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) and Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI)
  • Reports, Studies and Statistics
  • Research
  • Research Tools

S

  • Salt
  • Saturated Fats
  • School Meals
  • Sodium
  • Soft Drinks see Sugary Drinks
  • Soy
  • Sports Drinks see Sugary Drinks

T

  • Tofu
  • Trans Fats (Trans Fatty Acids)
  • Type 2 Diabetes

U

  • Unsaturated Fats

V

  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • Vitamins and Minerals

W-X-Y-Z

  • Water
  • Weight Control
  • Weight Loss see Healthy Weight
  • Whole Grains
  • Weight and Obesity
  • WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)