Diet and Nutrition Bibliography and Resources


Chart of BMI with Healthy Area Highlighted

American Dietetic Association

Food and Nutrition Information Center

Dietary Guidelines

The Mayo Clinic's Pyramid for Weight Loss

Harvard School of Public Health's Food Pyramids Information

Summary of Research on Family Meals

Books and Articles

Eisenberg ME, Olson RE, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Bearinger LH. Correlations between family meals and psychosocial well-being among adolescents. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2004;158:792-796.

Ernst, E., Pittler, M.H. (2000) Efficacy of ginger for nausea and vomiting: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 84(3):367-71.

Hakim, I.A., Harris, R.B., Brown, S., Chow, H.H., Wiseman, S., Agarwal, S., Talbot, W. (2003). Effect of increased tea consumption on oxidative DNA damage among smokers: a randomized controlled study. Journal of Nutrition , 133(10):3303S-3309S.

Kesten, D. ( 2003 ). The Enlightened Diet. Spirituality and Health. Winter issue.

Kesten, D. (1997.) Feeding the Body, Nourishing the Soul. Conari Press.

McCullough, M.L., Feskovich, D. (2002). Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving towards improved dietary guidelines. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2002 76: 1261-71.

McKenna, D.J., Hughes, K., Jones, K. (2000) Green tea monograph. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 6(3):61-8, 70-2, 74 passim

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

Prochaska JO, Norcross JC, Diclemente CC (1994). Changing for Good. Avon Books, NewYork.

Schmid, R., Schick, T., Steffen, R., et al. (1994) Comparison of seven commonly used agents for prophylaxis of seasickness. Journal of Travel Medicine, 1: 203-206.

Stevinson, C., Pittler, M.H., Ernst, E. (2000) Garlic for treating hypercholesterolemia. A metaanalysis of randomized clinical trials. Annals Of Internal Medicine, 133(6):420-9.

Vutyavanich, T., Kraisarin, T., Ruangsri, R.A. (2001) Ginger for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy: Randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 97:577-582.