Nutritional diseases and eating disorders

Atchison J, Head L, Gates A. 2010. Wheat as Food, Wheat as Industrial Substance; Comparative Geographies of Transformation and Mobility. Geoforum 41(2):236-246. [food use; wheat; industrial food; coeliac disease]

Bahr PR. 2007. Race and Nutrition: An Investigation of Black-White Differences in Health-Related Nutritional Behaviours. Sociology of Health & Illness 29:831-856. [social inequality; diet; disease]

Barges A. 2008. Culture, Territories, and Confidence in Food: An Anthropological on Health in the Context of Environmental Pollution and Socio-Political Tension. Appetite 51(1):30-33. [health; polution; mercury; fish; North America; Canada; indigenous people]Location of Digestive Organs

Barnes E. 2005. Diseases and Human Evolution. University of New Mexico Press. [cultural evolution; disease; medical anthropology; epidemiology.]

Batnitzky A. 2008. Obesity and Household Roles: Gender and Social Class in Morocco. Sociology of Health & Illness 30(3):445-462. [gender; division of labor; obesity; North Africa; Morocco]

Beaulac J, Kristjansson E, Cummins S. 2009. A Systematic Review of Food Deserts, 1966-2007. Preventing Chronic Disease 6(3). [health; food system; North America; United States]

Belasco WJ. 2006. Appetite for Change: How the Counterculture Took on the Food Industry. updated edition. Cornell University Press. [history; food and counterculture; change; health food; late 20th century; North America; United States]

Cafri G, Yamamiya Y, Brannick M, et al. 2005. The Influence of Sociocultural Factors on Body Image: A Meta-Analysis. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice 12:421-433. [psychological internalization; media; body image; body dissatisfaction; eating disorder; eating pathology; social pressures ]

Cash TF. 2005. The Influence of Sociocultural Factors on Body Image: Searching for Constructs. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice 12:438-442. [body image; eating pathology; psychological internalization; media; body dissatisfaction; eating disorder]

Chen NN. 2008. Food, Medicine, and the Quest for Good Health: Nutrition, Medicine, and Culture. Columbia University Press. [food habits; diet; functional foods; health; medical anthropology]

Cisneros HF. 2008. Health and Illness in the Chignahuapan Swamp: A Paleopathological Study of the Old Valley of Toluca, Mexico. Convergencia-Revista De Ciencias Sociales 15(48):51-69. [prehistory; biological anthropology; health; nutrition; skeletal remains; Mexico; Upper Lerma Basin; Santa Cruz Atizapan]

Dixon J. 2009. From the Imperial to the Empty Calorie: How Nutrition Relations Underpin Food Regime Transitions. Agriculture and Human Values 26(4):321-333. [food and culture; nutritional science; social relations; class; obesity; health]

Donatuto JL, Satterfield TA, Gregory R. 2011. Poisoning the Body to Nourish the Soul: Prioritising Health Risks and Impacts in a Native American Community. Health Risk & Society 13(2):103-127. [seafood; contamination; health & disease; traditional knowledge; North American Indians; Coast Salish Swinomish]

Faer LM. 2005. The Evolutionary Psychology of Eating Disorders: Female Competition for Mates or for Status? Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 78:397-417. [eating disorder; anorexia nervosa; bulimia; female competition]

Ferreira MK, Lang L, Chesley G, eds. 2006. Indigenous Peoples and Diabetes : Community Empowerment and Wellness. Carolina Academic Press. [collected essays; malnutrition; diabetes; social conditions; North American Indians]

Few M. 2005. Chocolate, Sex, and Disorderly Women in Late-Seventeenth- and Early-Eighteenth-Century Guatemala. Ethnohistory 52:673-687. [history; eighteenth century; beverage; women; ritual; conflict; magic; ceremonial power; Central America; Guatemala]

Floyd B. 2009. Associations between Height, Body Mass, and Frequency of Decayed, Extracted, and Filled Deciduous Teeth among Two Cohorts of Taiwanese First Graders. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 140(1):113-119. [nutritional anthropology; diet; undernutrition; growth and development; dentition; children; East Asia; Taiwan]

Greene TR. 2007. Diet and Dental Health in Predynastic Egypt : A Comparison of Hierakonpolis and Naqada. VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller. [archaeology; nutrition; dental anthropology; North Africa]

Hawk A. 2006. The Great Disease Enemy, Kakke (Beriberi) and the Imperial Japanese Army. Military Medicine 171(4):333-339(337). [history; diet and disease; East Asia]

Himmelgreen D, Romero Daza N, Vega M, et al. 2006. The Tourist Season Goes Down but Not the Prices. Tourism and Food Insecurity in Rural Costa Rica. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 45(4):295-321(227). [dietary acculturation; poverty; health; Central America]

Himmelgreen DA, ed. 2009. The Global Food Crisis: New Insights into an Age-Old Problem. American Anthropological Association. [collected essays; food supply; hunger; nutritional anthropology; food insecurity]

Himmelgreen DA, Bretnall A, Perez-Escamilla R, et al. 2005. Birthplace, Length of Time in the U.S., and Language Are Associated with Diet among Inner-City Puerto Rican Women. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 44(2):105-122. [dietary acculturation; health; North America; United States; Latinos]

Hoover KC. 2010. Smell with Inspiration: The Evolutionary Significance of Olfaction. American Journal of Physical Anthropology:63-74. [olfaction; food choice]

Houben K, Havermans RC. 2012. A Delicious Fly in the Soup. The Relationship between Disgust, Obesity, and Restraint. Appetite 58(3):827-830. [attitude toward eating; appetite restraint; obesity]

Ikeda JP, Lexion CL, Turner BJ, et al. 2006. Dietary Quality Is Not Linked across Three Generations of Black Women. California Agriculture 60(3):154-159. [food habits; enculturation; North America; United States; California; African Americans]

Johnston SL. 2007. Plate Half-Empty or Half-Full? Dietary Continuity and Change among the Blackfeet. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 46:361-376. [diet; food habits; food choice; disease; diabetes; obesity; North American Indians; Blackfeet]

Jones MO. 2007. Food Choice, Symbolism, and Identity: Bread-and-Butter Issues for Folkloristics and Nutrition Studies (American Folklore Society Presidential Address, October 2005). Journal of American Folklore 120(476):129-177. [identity; symbol & meaning; theory & method; applied studies; folklore]

Key TJ. 2006. Health Effects of Vegetarian and Vegan Diets. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 65(1):35-41(37). [vegetarian; vegan; health]

Knight C. 2012. Indigenous Nutrition Research and the Low-Carbohydrate Diet Movement: Explaining Obesity and Diabetes in Protein Power. Continuum-Journal of Media & Cultural Studies 26(2):289-301. [diet; traditional diet; prescriptive nutrition; health; anthropology]

Kuipers RS, Joordens JCA, Muskiet FAJ. 2012. A Multidisciplinary Reconstruction of Palaeolithic Nutrition That Holds Promise for the Prevention and Treatment of Diseases of Civilisation. Nutrition Research Reviews 25(1):96-129. [paleolithic diet; hominid evolution; dietary prescription ]

Kwan S. 2009. Framing the Fat Body: Contested Meanings between Government, Activists, and Industry. Sociological Inquiry 79(1):25-50. [body image; obesity; overweight; meaning; North America; United States]

Liberman I. 2005. Evolutional Genetics and Diseases of Civilization. Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology 41(2):233-239(237). [biological anthropology; cardiovascular disease; type 2 diabetes; metabolic syndrome]

Lovett L. 2005. The Popeye Principle: Selling Child Health in the First Nutrition Crisis. Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law 30(5):803-838. [malnutrition; nutrition education; children; North America; United States]

Luoba AI. 2005. Earth-Eating and Reinfection with Intestinal Helminths among Pregnant and Lactating Women in Western Kenya. Tropical Medicine and International Health 10(3):220-227. [disease; geophagy; pica; Ascaris; Trichuris; hookworm; Africa]

Luoba AI, Geissler PW, Estambale B, et al. 2005. Earth-Eating and Reinfection with Intestinal Helminths among Pregnant and Lactating Women in Western Kenya. Tropical Medicine and International Health 10(3):220-227. [disease; geophagy; hookworm; Africa; Kenya; Nyanza Province]

MacClancy J, ed. 2007. Consuming the Inedible: Neglected Dimensions of Food Choice. Berghahn Books. [collected essays; eating disorders; taboos; geophagy; pica; cannibalism; excretion]

Maitland TE. 2007. Anemia in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Exploring the Dietary Link. Ethnicity and Disease 17. [diet and disease; anemia; Caribbean ]

McElroy A, K. TP. 2009. Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective. 5th edition. Westview Press. [medical anthropology; nutritional anthropology; textbook]

McGarvey ST. 2009. Interdisciplinary Translational Research in Anthropology, Nutrition, and Public Health. In Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 38, pp. 233-249. [review; nutritional anthropology; applied anthropology; theory and method]

Ohtsuka R, Ulijaszek SJ. 2007. Health Change in the Asia-Pacific Region : Biocultural and Epidemiological Approaches. New York. [nutrition and health; East Asia; Oceania; Southeast Asia]

Oliffe JL, Grewal S, Bottorff JL, et al. 2010. Masculinities, Diet and Senior Punjabi Sikh Immigrant Men: Food for Western Thought? Sociology of Health & Illness 32(5):761-776. [diet; diabetes; cardiovascular disease; masculine ideals; North America; Canada; Punjabi Sikh immigrants]

Patil CL, Hadley C, Nahayo PD. 2009. Unpacking Dietary Acculturation among New Americans: Results from Formative Research with African Refugees. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 11(5):342-358. [anthropology of food; nutritional anthropology; theory and method; acculturation; nutrition; North America; United States; immigrants; Liberia; Somalia]

Pelto GH. 2008. Taking Care of Children: Applying Anthropology in Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health. Human Organization 67(3):237-243. [nutritional anthropology; theory and method; children; health]

Perez -Escamilla R, Putnik P. 2007. The Role of Acculturation in Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes among Latinos. Journal of Nutrition 137(4):860-870. [disease; obesity; North America; United States]

Pierce BL, Austin MA, Crane PK, et al. 2007. Measuring Dietary Acculturation in Japanese Americans with the Use of Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Food-Frequency Data. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 86(2):496-503. [eating habits; disease; type 2 diabetes; North America; United States]

Price WA. 2008. Nutrition and Physical Degeneration. 8th edition. Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation. [nutritional anthropology; nutritional diseases; dental caries]

Raschke V, Oltersdorf U, Elmadfa I, et al. 2007. Content of a Novel Online Collection of Traditional East African Food Habits (1930s - 1960s): Data Collected by the Max-Planck-Nutrition Research Unit, Bumbuli, Tanzania. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 16(1):140-150. [food habits; foodways; Africa; Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda]

Redzic S. 2010. Use of Wild and Semi-Wild Edible Plants in Nutrition and Survival of People in 1430 Days of Siege of Sarajevo During the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1995). Collegium Antropologicum 34(2):551-570. [malnutrition; food shortage; emergency foods; food plants; war; Europe]

Ristovski-Slijepcevic S, Chapman GE, Beagan BL. 2008. Engaging with Healthy Eating Discourse(S): Ways of Knowing About Food and Health in Three Ethnocultural Groups in Canada. Appetite 50(1):167-178. [healthy eating; nutrition; healthy eating; discourse; North America; Canada; Nova Scotia; Bristish Columbia; African Canadians; Punjabi Canadians; European Canadians]

Roche HM. 2005. The Metabolic Syndrome the Crossroads of Diet and Genetics. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 64:371-377. [ biocultural nutrition; metabolic syndrome; obesity; dietary fatty acids; nutrient regulation of gene expression; insulin resistance]

Russell SA. 2005. Hunger : An Unnatural History. Basic Books. [hunger; starvation; fasting; famine]

Saeed AAB. 2005. Plague from Eating Raw Camel Liver. Emerging Infectious Diseases 11:1456. [disease; foodstuffs]

Sanchez S, Casilli AA. 2008. Status and Use of Food Products with Health Claim (FPHC) in the USA, Japan and France an Anthropological Perspective. Food Quality and Preference 19(8):682-691. [food and culture; meal structure; discourse; consumer perceptions; ideas about food; health ]

Scelza BA. 2012. Food Scarcity, Not Economic Constraint Limits Consumption in a Rural Aboriginal Community. Australian Journal of Rural Health 20(3):108-112. [food supply; distribution; purchase; malnutrition; Australia; Western Desert; Aborigines]

Schutkowski H, ed. 2009. Between Biology and Culture. New York. [collected papers; food supply; seasonality; skeletal analysis; physical anthropology]

Smith CAS. 2012. Living with Sugar: Influence of Cultural Beliefs on Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management of English-Speaking Afro-Caribbean Women. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 14(4):640-647. [diet; disease; traditional culture North America; United States; Florida]

Steckel RH. 2005. Health and Nutrition in the Pre-Industrial Era: Insights from a Millennium of Average Heights in Northern Europe. Living Standards in the Past 1:227-255. [skeletal remains; nutrition; stature; health; climate; living standards; social inequality; urbanization; Europe; Middle Ages]

Steckel RH, Rose JC, eds. 2005. The Backbone of History: Health and Nutrition in the Western Hemisphere. Cambridge University Press. [prehistory; history; diet; nutrition; health; Western Hemisphere; American Indians; African Americans; slaves]

Szurek SM. 2006. Social Identity and Food Choice in the Southeastern United States. Nutritional Anthropology 27-28(1-2/1-2):23-37. [preference; meaning; eating patterns; health-consciousness; Alabama]

Tiggemann M, Verri A, Scaravaggi S. 2005. Body Dissatisfaction, Disordered Eating, Fashion Magazines, and Clothes: A Cross-Cultural Comparison between Australian and Italian Young Women. International Journal of Psychology 40:293. [eating disorder; body image; cross-cultural perspective; Europe]

Timmer A. 2006. Competing Discourses on the Political Economy of Hunger. Nutritional Anthropology 27-28(1-2/1-2):1-13. [hunger; child malnutrition; government; poverty; Central America; Nicaragua ]

Trevathan WR. 2007. Evolutionary Medicine. In Annual Review of Anthropology. Vol. 36, pp. 139-154. [review; biological anthropology; nutrition; health and disease; human evolution]

Ulijaszek S, Mann N, Elton S. 2012. Evolving Human Nutrition: Implications for Public Health. [nutritional anthropology; evolution; human diet; malnutrition; disease]

Warin M. 2010. Abject Relations: Everyday Worlds of Anorexia. Rutgers University Press. [disease; anorexia nervosa; social aspects; psychology]

Wilbur AK, Farnbach AW, Knudson KJ, et al. 2008. Diet, Tuberculosis, and the Paleopathological Record. Current Anthropology 49(6):963-991. [paleolithic diet; protein; iron; skeletal remains; New World]

Wood. 2006. Obesity, Waist-Hip Ratio and Hunter-Gatherers. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics Gynaecology 113(10):1110-1116(1117). [truncal fat; disease; primitive diet; refined carbohydrates; Western lifestyle]

Young S. 2011. Craving Earth: Understanding Pica -- the Urge to Eat Clay, Starch, Ice, and Chalk. Columbia University Press. [disease; geophagia; biocultural anthropolgy]

Young SL. 2008. A Biocultural Study of the Relationship between Pica and Anemia. dissertation. Cornell University, Ithaca. [nutrition and disease]

See Nutritional Disease and Eating Disorder Archive for items published before 2005

Updated 10/2012