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Books on Food and Nutrition in our Library

Fast Food Advertising

Home Made vs Fast Food

The Weight of the Nation

A series of four documentaries from HBO about the obesity crisis in America.

Useful Web Sites

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Australia becomes fast food nation and moves to 11th position for spending on takeaway (Annie Markey and Callie Watson, News Limited, 2011) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Australia's junk food addiction (Sky News, 2015) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Australian study links junk food to smaller brains (Tom Nightingale, PM, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2015)[Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Australian teenagers' health put at risk by poor diet(Virtual Medical Centre, 2007) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Average Australian eats fast food nearly every week(Jane Holroyd, Good Food, 2014) [Middle School]

[newspaper article] CSIRO Healthy Diet test: Australians get a dismal score of C [newspaper article] (Peter Munro, Sydney Morning Herald, 2015) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Eating well while eating out (Teens Health, Nemours Foundation) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Experts say marketing of junk food to children must be restricted (Jake O’Shaughnessy, Virtual Medical Centre, 2008)[Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Fast food as family meals limits healthy food intake, Increases obesity risk (Medical News Today, 2007) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Fast food consumption increases obesity risk (Food Navigator, 2004) [Middle School]

[interactive] Fast Food Facts [interactive] [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Fast Food Nutrition [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Fast food nutrition facts (Fuel the Mind) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Food to have sometimes (Better Health Channel, Victorian Government) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Healthy eating (Teen Health, Children, Youth and Women's Health Service, South Australian Government) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Healthy eating tips for teens (Lisa Margolin, Better Health USA) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Healthy fast food: tips for making healthier fast food choices (Maya W Paul, Help Guide) [Middle School]

[audio] Junk food feeds regional obesity [audio] (Bush Telegraph, Radio National, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2013)[Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Junk food vs. healthy nutrition for children (MedicineNet, 2007) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Make your own fast food (MedicineNet) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Marketing fast food as “Australian”: not a fair go(Alessandro R Demaio, The Conversation, 2013) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif McDonald’s feels the pinch, but fast food is fighting fit(Anish Nagpal and Kristijan Causovski, The Conversation, 2015)[Senior School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Obesity and fast food (John Funder, Obesity Australia, 2011) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif Overeating fast food carbs causes signs of liver damage(Walter Jessen, Highlight Health) [Middle School]

[newspaper article] Proximity to fast food linked to obesity [newspaper article] (The Australian, 2014) [Middle School]

http://online.librarywebs.net/images/gotourl.gif The average American youth: nutritionally uneducated, nutrient deprived (Talia Fuhrman, Diseaseproof, 2010) [Middle School]

[multimedia] The ugly facts the fast food giants want to hide [multimedia] (News Limited, 2014) [Middle School]

 

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