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Using the Nutrition Reference Center Mobile App - FAQs

The information on this page details how to use the Nutrition Reference Center app on your iOS or Android device. For information on how to install and authenticate the app, please see: How do I download the Nutrition Reference Center application?

 

Q. How do I search the app for Nutrition Reference Center topics?

To search the Nutrition Reference Center app:

  1. Open the app and tap the search box on the screen to begin typing your terms. As you type, topics matching your terms appear.

  2. Select a Nutrition Reference Center topic under Go To to go directly to the topic or select a search term under Search For to view a result list.

    You can also tap the Search button at any time to view a result list.

  3. On the result list, tap the All Areas drop-down menu to narrow your results to a specific source type, such as Quick Lessons, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, Skill Competency Checklists, etc.

To perform a new search at any time, tap the Search icon search icon.

 

Q. How do I share a Nutrition Reference Center topic from the app?

The Nutrition Reference Center app allows you to share topics via printing or emailing them.

To share a topic:

  1. Locate an Nutrition Reference Center topic you would like to share.

  2. Tap the Share icon - iOS mobile app share icon (iOS) or android app share icon (Android).

  3. Tap Print or E-mail. Your device's e-mail application opens a new email with the topic attached as a file.

 

Q. How do I leave a note on a Nutrition Reference Center topic?

The Nutrition Reference Center app allows you to leave a note on a topic for your own reference at a later time.

To create a note on a Nutrition Reference Center topic:

  1. Navigate to a topic on which you would like to leave a note.

  2. Tap the Note icon note icon.

  3. Enter your note text and tap Save.

When you have notes saved in the Nutrition Reference Center app, the Note icon displays lines topic has notes icon to highlight that notes are available.

 

Q. How do I bookmark an Nutrition Reference Center topic?

You can bookmark topics within the Nutrition Reference Center app to view them at a later time.

To bookmark a topic:

  1. Access a topic from the Result List.

  2. Tap the Bookmark icon bookmark icon.

To view your bookmarks:

  1. Tap the icon bookmarks/favorites icon at the top of the screen.

To remove your bookmarks:

  1. Access a Nutrition Reference Center topic from your favorites.

  2. Tap the bookmark icon bookmark icon again from within the topic.

  3. The topic is removed from your favorites.

 

Q. How do I search for terms within an Nutrition Reference Center topic?

You can search for specific terms within an Nutrition Reference Center topic using the Search Within feature.

To search within a topic:

  1. Click the Search Within icon at the top right of a topic to search for keywords within the full text of the topic.

    search within icon

  2. When your keyword appears in a topic, it is highlighted in yellow.

    highlighted key words

 

Q. How do I check for updates the Nutrition Reference Center Mobile app?

When updates to Nutrition Reference Center content are available, they are available from the Update Status area of the app.

To check for updates:

  1. Tap the menu icon in the upper right of the screen menu icon.

  2. Tap Update Status in the menu that appears on the screen.

  3. If updates are available for Nutrition Reference Center, tap to download and install them.

 

See also:

How do I download the Nursing Reference Center Plus application?