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We encourage you to continue to learn more about nutrition and health through reading.  Browse through the nutrition book review archive, or look at other nutrition and health related books you may enjoy reading. If you are interested in nutrition issues for children and adolescents, check out the kids nutrition books page. We include links to order each book directly to, so you don't have to make another search.

Dietitian-Written Books.

 Are you looking for reliable nutrition books? Click below to be directly linked to our review for each book.

The DASH Diet Action Plan, Marla Heller, MS, RD

How to Get Your Kid to Eat . . . but not too much. Ellen Satter, RD, MSW.

Child of Mine, Feeding with Love and Good Sense, Ellyn Satter, RD, MSW.

Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family, Ellen Satter, RD, MSW.

Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents, Sandra K Nissenberg, MS, RD, Margaret L. Bogel, PhD, RD, Audre C. Wright, MS, RD

I Made It Myself!, Sandra Nissenberg, MS, RD and Heather Nissenberg.

Brown Bag Success: Making Healthy Lunches Your Kids Won't Trade, Sandra K. Nissenberg, MS, RD, Barbara N. Pearl, MS, RD

Play Hard, Eat Right, A Parents' Guide to Sports Nutrition for Children, Debbi Sowell Jennings, MS, RD, & Suzanne Nelson Steen, D Sc, RD

The College Student's Guide to Eating Well on Campus, by Ann Selkowitz Litt, MS, RD, LD

Healthy Foods, Healthy Kids, Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Thin for Life, Anne M. Fletcher, MS, RD

Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Nancy Clark, MS, RD

The American Dietetic Association Guide to Women's Nutrition for Healthy Living by Susan Calvert Finn, Jane Grant Tougas

The American Dietetic Association's Complete Food & Nutrition Guide by Roberta Larson Duyff

Dr. Jo's How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road by Joanne V. Lichten, PhD, RD

Dining Lean, How to Eat Healthy in Your Favorite Restaurants (without feeling deprived) by Joanne V. Lichten, PhD, RD

Quick & Healthy Recipes and Ideas, Brenda J. Ponichtera, R.D.

Lickety Split Meals, Zonya Foco, RD


If you are a registered dietitian and have a book which is not listed here, please let me know. If you would like to provide descriptive copy about your book, I will be happy to include it. Thanks,


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