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Nutrition and Food Sciences - Houston

The Houston NFS student, faculty and staff will find practical information on nutrition and food sciences.

Subject Librarian

Houston Library Hours


Please consult TWU Libraries web page for hours

Telephone 713.794.2048

For assistance, email staff

Come enjoy Library Finals Breaks now!


Library News and Technical Issues

Starting in March, on Fridays, the Houston Library offers you TWU "Freestyle Fridays."  From 10-4 on Fridays, we will offer coloring, painting, puzzles, knitting, checkers and more to help you relax and have fun!

Remember in the event of a storm, the Houston TWU building has designated shelter in place parts of the building illustrated here

The TWU library homepage, the Twitter handle @TWULibrary and the Facebook page show updates on library news, as well as reports on technical issues and content changes regarding library resources. Databases may have temporary downtimes. 

Health Sciences Librarian Jose' Luis Quintero

We  have Mr. José Luis Quintero, our Health Sciences Librarian. He will help you find books and journal articles, locate the best databases for your research and projects, and to help you find all the information you need to make the best grades and get your efforts understood. Fluent in Spanish and English, he is also a current TWU SLIS Graduate student. You can contact him at or 713-794-2485. He usually works 9AM-6PM M-Th & 8-5 F.


Nutrition and Food Sciences

The Future of NFS is YOU!

March is National Nutrition Month

Houston Food Scholarship Program

TWU Houston and the Houston Food Bank have a Food Scholarship Program and a research study in which current students are eligible to participate. Details are at  Food Scholarship Program.


Therapy Dogs Visit


On Monday 29 November, Bright and Beautiful Therapy Dogs visited the TWU Houston lobby, sponsored by the Houston Library and Houston Student Life.  Some 100 TWU faculty, staff, and  students came to greet them and their owner/trainers and learned all about therapy dogs and their use in health care. These highly trained therapy dogs regularly visit prisons, hospitals, long term care facilities and other sites.  They help children and adults and patients suffering from PTSD, adjusting to amputations, those with emotional distress, and other conditions.


May Selected Celebrations

1 May Day

1-7 Be Kind to Animals Week

3 Eid Al-Fitir

4 National Star Wars Day 9(May the 4th be with you)

4-11th Teacher Appreciation Week

5th Cinco de Mayo

6th National Nurse's Day

7th National Barrier Awareness Day Kentucky Derby

8th US Mother's Day

13th Friday the 13th

16th US Love a Tree Day

20th National Bike to school/work Day

21 Armed Forces Day

30th Memorial Day

31st World No Tobacco Day


Welcome to the Houston Library LibGuide for Nutrition and Food Sciences Students

Welcome to the TWU Libraries' Nutrition and Food Sciences Subject Guide! Here you will find a variety of suggested databases, credible internet sites, videos, and other information sources to help guide your research. Houston campus faculty, staff and students may obtain borrowing privileges to other professional libraries when you ask at the Houston library. Remember your TWU Librarians. Students can make appointments to learn how to find needed information and how to use information tools in the future. For Faculty and Staff, TWU Librarians will provide you with the information you need.

Congratulations! to the Houston Dietetic Internship Masters Program for  reaccreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), now re-accredited through 2028!

Library Orientation

Houston Nutrition and Food SciencesDirector

Professor Karen Moreland, M.S., R.D.N., L.D. is Associate Clinical Professor and Dietetic Internship Director

 for the Houston program in the Deptartment of Nutrition and Food Sciences Texas Woman's University, 6700 Fannin Room 7021 Houston, TX 77030 and can be reached at 713-794-2344 Email:

FACULTY: Would you like to put materials on Reserve in the Houston Library oe electronically available 24/7?  If yes, click HERE


March is National Nutrition Month!

Photo courtesy, National Agricultural Department

Suggested Databases

Find Food and Nutrition Resources


Sources for you include fruits                   


 deliciously wonderful grain products                                                                                     

& US Department of Agriculture information.

CDC Outpatient Infection Prevention Guide and Checklist

Outpatient Care Providers

Coronavirus COVID-19 Information

 You may request one COVID test kit per address from the United States Postal Service, starting 19 January 2022. Go to to order.

State of Texas Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 Resources 

City of Houston Resources

Library (regional) COVID-19 changes, closures, borrowing, lending and more resources at:

National Center for Post Traumatic Distress is at the US Veteran's Administration for everyone to access:

Houston ARC Nap Pod

The Houston ARC has a wonderful nap pod where you can take a quiet 20 minute nap, so come give it a try!

Houston ARC Nap Pod


You need to keep healthy for success.

What is your BMI?

What annual tests do you need?

How is your diet?