Nutrition Education: Suggested Reading

A list of references and articles pertaining to nutrition on both the national and international level

Anderson M. (2007). Making Healthy Food More Accessible for Low-Income People [PDF], Farm and Food Policy Project.

Bellows, A.C., Brown, PhD, K. & Smit, MCP, J. (2005). Health Benefits of Urban Agriculture [PDF] Community Food Security Coalition’s North American Initiative on Urban Agriculture.

Berg, F. (2003). Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs: Promoting Healthy Weight in Children [PDF], Position Paper, Weight Realities Division of the Society for Nutrition Education.

Berg, J. (2005). Reporting on the ‘Hidden’ Issue of Domestic Hunger Nieman Watchdog.

Berg, J. (2005). Reporting on the Link between Hunger and Obesity, Nieman Watchdog.

Bhattacharya, J., Currie, J., & Haider, S. (2003) Poverty, Food Insecurity, and Nutritional Outcomes in Children and Adults. [PDF] Journal of Health Economics. Vol. 12 (3).

Boyle-Struble, PhD, RD, M.; Aomari, RD, L. (1999). Addressing World Hunger, Malnutrition and Food Insecurity [PDF]. American Dietetic Association.

Brazelton, B. (2004). The Safety Net In Action: Protecting the Health and Nutrition of Young American Children [PDF], Children’s Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program.

Dicum, G. (2005). Produce To The People    SF Retrived from //

Emerson National Hunger Fellow Megan Lent and the Association of Nutrition Services Agencies (ANSA) (2007 ). Mapping the World of Nutrition [PDF].

Gardner, A. (2005). Good Nutrition vs. Need, Health Day Reporter.

Gardner, G. & Halweil, B. (2000).  Underfed and Overfed: The Global Epidemic of Malnutrition World Watch Institute.

McMillan, T. (2004). What’s Next? City Limits.

McCullum, PhD, RD, C., Desjardins, MHSc, RD, E., Kraak, MS, RD, V. I., Ladipo,PhD, P., MS, RD Costello H. (2005). Evidence-Based Strategies to Build Community Food Security [PDF], Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 105 (2), 278-283.

Parker, L. (2003). The Proceedings of the Roundtable on Understanding the Paradox of Hunger and Obesity [PDF], Center on Hunger and Poverty & Food Research Action Center.

Schoonover, H. & Muller, M. (2006). Food without Thought: How U.S. Farm Policy Contributes to Obesity [PDF], The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.

Smith, L. (1998). Statement on the Link between Nutrition and Cognitive Development in Children [PDF], Center on Hunger and Poverty.

Townsend, M.S., Peerson J., Love B., Achterberg C., & Murphy S.P. (2001). Food Insecurity is Positively Related to Overweight in Women. Journal of Nutrition, 131(6), 1738-1745.

USDA’s Team Nutrition and the Department of Health and Human Services’ (2005).   Making It Happen! School Nutrition Success Stories Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 


Brownell, K., Battle Horgen, K. (2003). Food Fight: The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America’s Obesity Crisis, and What We Can Do About It  . McGraw-Hill; 1st Ed.

Duyff. R. L., MS, RD., John Wiley & Sons (2002). American Dietetic Association’s Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 2nd Ed.

Halweil, B. (2004). Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket, WorldWatch/Norton Book.

Lappe, A. & Lappe, F.M. (2002). Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet ,Tarcher.

Nestle, M. (2003). Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health , University of California Press.

Nestle, M. (2003). Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism , University of California Press.

Roberts, W., MacRae, R., & Stahlbrand, L. (1999). Real Food For A Change , Random House of Canada. 

Schwartz-Nobel, L. (1983). Starving in the Shadow of Plenty Smithmark Publishers.

Schlosser, E. (2002). Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal Perennial, 1st Perennial Edition.