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NUTRITION, DIET,  AND ADVERTISING SCAMS-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library    January 23, 2001
See also: 
Health
Fitness
Advertising Techniques

DIET AND ADVERTISING  BROWSING GUIDE
See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

613's   Nutrition and Health
615's   Pharmaceuticals, Herbals
302's   Mass Media Issues
641.5's    Nutrition and Cookery
659.1's    Business Advertising

sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
Dietary supplements
Herbs--Therapeutic use. 
Appetite depressants. 
Weight loss preparations. 
Reducing diets--Recipes. 
Beauty, Personal--Psychological aspects. 
Body image. 
Reducing diets. 
Diet--United States. 
Vitamin therapy. 
Weight loss. 
High-protein diet. 
 Self-esteem. 
Nutrition--United States. 
Health--Decision making. 
Weight loss--Religious aspects.
Body image in adolescence
Body image in men. 
Body image in children

PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS:

ELECTRIC LIBRARY:
This database includes transcripts of television interviews and news transcripts.
INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE
Over 200 articles in Health Reference Center or General Reference Center Databases  for "advertising dietary supplements " Over 200 articles about weight loss industry or  reducing preparations
Many  of them are in the Tufts Nutrition Newsletters.
 As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to SAILS  Databases . You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab.

The following subject headings can be used to locate articles in Infotrac Web General Reference or Health Reference Center Databases:
Reducing Clinics
     View 71 Newspaper references
     View 117 Periodical references
Weight Loss Industry
   View 160 Newspaper references
   View 93 Periodical references
Weight Reducing Preparations
    View 102 Newspaper references
    View 239 Periodical references

REFERENCE BOOKS

Health and Medical Reference Books are located in the 610-619 area. The following titles are a sample of what is available in the Reference Collection
Nutrition.  Ref. 613.205 A615 87 88 
Encyclopedia of vitamins, minerals and supplements  Ref. 612.399 E56 1996 
The doctors' vitamin and mineral encyclopedia Ref. 613.2 H497 1990 
Healthy living  Ref. 613 L656 2000
Nutrition almanac Ref. 641.1 K61 1996
Libraries as gateways to health information. Ref. 610 L697 1996
The NutriBase nutrition facts desk reference Ref. 613.2 U37 1995
The nutrition bible : a comprehensive, no-nonsense referenceguide to foods, nutrients, additives, preservatives, pollutants,and everything else we eat and drink Ref. 613.203 A547 1995
Macmillan health encyclopedia. Ref. 610.3 M167
The New age herbalist : how to use herbs for healing, nutrition, body care, and relaxation  Ref. 615.321 M112 1988
McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of food, agriculture & nutrition Ref. 641.03 M163
Encyclopedia of nutrition & cooking  Ref. 641.5 C967

BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

Complete book of vitamins and minerals  613.2 M478 1996
Understanding vitamins and minerals  613.28 U55 
You are what you eat : a common-sense guide to the modern American diet 641.1 GIL
School nutrition resource guide.  613.2 S372 1997
The New York Times book of health : how to feel fitter, eat better, and live longer 613 B864 1997
Cholesterol & triglycerides : questions you have-- answers you need  616.1205 938 1995
Food risks and controversies : minimizing the dangers in your diet  615.954 S177 1993
Eating habits and disorders 616.8526 E64 1990

WEB SITES

Tufts University Nutrition Navigator Nutrition and Sports--Diet Food and Nutrition Information Center USDA
Food and Drug Administration NOAH ONLINE: Nutrition Advertising, Nutrition and Kids, Guide for Parents
Adbusters "Spoof Ads" Looking at Food Advertising Media Awareness Network: Lessons for Elementary School Children
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Jane Constant, Reference Librarian
Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001