Boolean Operators ( AND, OR, NOT )
Join concepts: dietetics AND nutrition
Synonyms: nutrition OR food
Excluding words from your search: obesity NOT fast-foods
Phrase searching: "..." ( inverted commas )
" diary free diet "
Truncations: * at the end of a word or within a word
manage* search for manager, management
p*adiatric search for peadiatric, pediatric
to enclose search strategies will customize your results to more accurately reflect your topic
( smoking OR tobacco ) AND food
not return smoking or tobacco when food is not mentioned
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