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Other Recommended Resources

Books, Articles and Audiovisual Material:


Brownell, Kelly D. and Katherine Battle Horgen. Food Fight: The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America's Obesity Crisis, and What We Can Do About It, St. Louis, MO: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Books, 2003.

Critser, Greg. Let Them Eat Fat: The Heavy Truths about American Obesity. Harper’s, 2000.

Critser, Greg. FAT LAND: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World. Mariner Books, 2004.

Fox, Nicols. It Was Probably Something You Ate: A Practical Guide to Avoiding and Surviving Food borne Illness. New York: Penguin, 1999.

"The Future of Food."  Film investigating the prevalence and safety of genetically engineered foods. For more information see http://www.thefutureoffood.com/.

Lambert, Craig. “The Way We Eat Now.” Harvard Magazine, May-June 2004; 106(5):50-58,98-99. Available online at http://www.harvard-magazine.com/on-line/050465.html.

Nestle, Marion. Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002.

Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch. The WTO Comes to Dinner: U.S. Implementation of Trade Rules Bypasses Food Safety Requirements, 2003.

Richardson, Brenda Lane and Elane Rehr. 101 Ways to Help Your Daughter Love Her Body.  New York: HarperCollins Publishing Inc., 2001.

Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. New York: HarperCollins, 2002.


Messina, V., and B. Davia. The New Becoming Vegetarian: The Essential Guide To A Healthy Vegetarian Diet. Healthy Living Publications, 2003.

Ulene, Art (ed.). The Nutribase Nutrition Facts Desk Reference. New York, NY: Penguin Putnam, 2001.

Willett, Walter. Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.

Wood, Rebecca. The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia. New York: Penguin USA, 1999.

Diet/Weight/Eating Disorders:

Berg, Frances. Afraid to Eat: Children and Teens in Weight Crisis. Hettinger, ND: Healthy Weight Journal, 1995.

Cohen, Mary Anne. French Toast for Breakfast: Declaring Peace with Emotional Eating. Carlsbad, CA: Gurze Books, 1995.
Refreshing and useful.

Cordes, Helen. Girl Power in the Mirror. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Company, 1999.
Hirschmann, Jane R., and Carol H. Munter. When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself from Food and Weight Obsession. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1995.

Kano, Susan. Making Peace with Food. New York: HarperCollins, 1989.

Kinoy, Barbara P., ed. Eating Disorders: New Directions in Treatment and Recovery. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.

Radiance: The Magazine for Large Women.
P.O. Box 30246, Oakland, CA 96404
(510) 482-0680
Affirming and accepting yourself no matter what your size. A good place to find other resources.

Ross, Julia. Mood Cure. New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 2002.

Ross, Julia. Diet Cure. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1999.

Thompson, Becky. A Hunger So Wide and So Deep: American Women Speak Out on Eating Problems. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1994.

Wolf, Naomi. The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women. New York: Anchor Books, 1991.

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