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Dietetics and Nutrition

This guide presents a collection of informational resources for health professionals working in Dietetics & Nutrition.

Print and E-Books

To search for books, journals, and audiovisual materials held by the VCU Libraries, use the VCU Libraries Search.  The search allows you to search by title, author, keyword, ISSN, ISBN, and subject.  To determine the appropriate subject heading for a topic, consult the lists of Medical Subject Headings or Library of Congress Subject Headings in the libraries.  Possible medical subject headings include: adolescent nutrition, child nutrition, diet, diet therapy, dietary supplements, eating disorders, food, food habits, nutrition disorders, and nutritional requirements.

Call number ranges (for browsing the Libraries stacks)

QP 141-185 Nutrition (physiology)
RA 784 Personal health & nutrition
RC 620-627 Nutritional Diseases
RM 214-258 Diet Therapy
TX 341-641 Food & Food Supply

To search for materials from other libraries, use the Worldcat database on FirstSearch VCU.

VCU Libraries Search


Selected suggested search terms when searching the above VCU Libraries Search for print, electronic books, and other resources. 

  • Diet
  • Diet in Disease
  • Diet Therapy
  • Dietetics
  • Food
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition Disorders
  • Nutritional Physiological Phenomena

Useful Books - Available Online