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Nursing: Assignments

Nutrition Plans

Search Tips

When searching for diet plans, try synonyms or use the advanced search option and combine terms.  For example:

Bland Diet

  • Restricted Diet
  • Spice-Free Diet
  • Diarrhea Diet
  • BRAT Diet

Cardiac Diet

  • Low Salt (sodium) Diet
  • DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet
  • Salt (sodium)-Restricted Diet
  • Healthy Heart Diet
  • American Heart Association Diet
  • NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute) Heart Healthy Diet

Advanced Search option:    Peptic Ulcer AND Diet

Thesaurus Search

Many of the GALILEO databases have a Subject Terms or Thesaurus search link at the top of the screen. 


Click on the link, then enter your search word or phrase. The database will recommend the correct search term.