Journals can be called many things, serials, periodicals or magazines. Journals are published at regular intervals under the same title. They contain articles relating to a specific subject area. Academic journals are the most relevant for research purposes. Articles in academic journals are usually refereed (also called peer reviewed).
[Br J Nutr. 2015
Complete Nutrition (Print) is available in the Health Library
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is available in the Health library as a 'Print Journal' and is also available as an online journal through the CINAHL database
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