Journal of Biomedical Education / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Survey of Medical Students’ Use of Nutrition Resources and Perceived Competency in Providing Basic Nutrition Education

Table 1

Nutrition resources included in the survey that respondents could select as being their top sources of nutrition information.

Professional resourcesConsumer resources

Government health agencies
For example, http://usda.gov/, http://hhs.gov/, http://health.gov/, http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
Consumer magazines
For example, Prevention, Men’s/Women’s Health, Muscle Fitness, Self
Peer-reviewed journals of nutrition
For example, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition Reviews
Consumer websites
For example, http://WebMD.com/, http://MayoClinic.com/
Peer-reviewed journals of medicine
For example, Journal of the American Medical Association, New England Journal of Medicine, American Journal of Preventative Medicine
Phone apps
For example, MyFitnessPal
Professional nutrition organizations
For example, http://nutrition.org/, http://eatright.org/, http://nutritioncare.org/
Television shows
For example, Dr. Oz, The Doctors
Professional health organizations
For example, http://diabetes.org/, http://cancer.org/, http://americanheart.org/, http://ama-aasn.org/
Registered dietitians