Reviewing an Article Representing a Nutrition Topic

Locate and review an article that represents a nutrition topic that discusses a specific population and a specific stage in the life cycle.

Why is this article important in relation to the topic area (i.e., infants, childhood, adolescents, elderly, etc.); what are the key points the author(s) make?

  • Provide a summary of scientific findings.
  • Is this new information, or does it confirm existing studies?
  • How do you communicate this information to the layperson (i.e., patients or clients)?
  • You should Identify the essential components of primary articles, including objectives, participants, outcome measures, interventions, results, discussion, and conclusion.
  • Translate findings with conclusion into evidence-based advice and identify relevant variables.