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Types of Sources
The health effects and evaluation segment of the Fad Diets Project requires the most in-depth level of research. Your resources for this segment will consist primarily of peer-reviewed articles.
EBSCOhost includes three databases that are useful for the fad diets project: Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, and Health Source Nursing. Cross-search all three in the search box below. Login with your myMCC username and password for off-campus database access.
Try the following search strategies for evaluation and health effects:
- weight loss programs and effectiveness
- diet pills and effectiveness
- fad diets and health
- obesity surgery and evaluation
- Atkins diet and health, south beach diet and health, etc...
- low carbohydrate diet and health effects
- diets for weight loss and evaluation
Starting Point CINAHL, Academic Search Complete, and Health Source Nursing
Additional Sources for Articles
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) This link opens in a new window
PubMed This link opens in a new window
Comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals back to 1948
Gale in Context: Science This link opens in a new window
Periodical and reference articles on science topics