To improve your database search results try using the truncation symbol. Truncation symbols vary by database, but the usual suspects are an asterisk *exclamation mark ! or a pound # sign. Click for an explanation from EbscoHost databases.
A great way to see what the latest research is in any subject area is to select a journal (online of course, using the Journal Titles list) and then browsing the table of contents.
Here are some of the journals on food that you can search via the Journal tab
Includes citations to journal articles, books reports, etc. from the National Agriculture Library. Switch from the default basic search to a keyword search for better results. There is no "Find It" link within Agricola, so you will need to use the Article Citation Linker, or EUREKA to determine if we own a publication.
Often finds articles related to nutrition, but you may find a gem! Full text and often very technical.
Finding the Actual Article
Many of the databases will only provide you with a citation. To retreive the full text of an article from within most databases, use the Find It @SacState which can usually be found at the end of a database record summary.