Dieticians Resources and Recommendations

PLOS ONE medical journal

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A Nutrition Questionaire for students at the University of Kennesaw

Dr. Eric Berg Youtube Videos How Insulin Works 9 min 52, Understanding Insulin Resistance 11min 45

Jason Fung (on youtube) How to treat diabetes and weight loss 12:11

Robert Lustig presentation 2020


Food and cancer (preventing cancer, the role of nutrition and physical activity)


Food pictures Open Source

Food pyramids

Youtube videos: Human Anatomy

5 Most Important Organs in the Human Body – Kenhub

CIZ Anatomy Zone – great source for practicing your knowledge of the human body, loads of quizzes

Diabetes and the Body

Documentaries and Netflix series

Ask the Doctors. A miniseries for the general public produced by a group of medical practioners. Great for listening practice as the single episodes are not so long – ca 20 minutes. Listening to things of interest is one of the best ways to improve your language skills. The practice of listening comprehension translates into improved speaking skills. (Similarly extensive reading transfers to improved writing.)

Netflix: Explained (check for special episodes on food and health)

Michael Pollan, 2016 Cooked (Netflix series)

That Sugar Film (Amazon Prime Video)

The Magic Pill (Netflix documentary)

Overfed and Undernourished (Amazon Prime Video)

Ted Talks

A simple way to break a bad habit

William Li: Can we eat to starve cancer?

Sarah Hellberg: Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines

Judson Brewer: A simple way to break a bad habit

Sarah Aamodt: Why dieting usually doesn’t work

Peter Attia: Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem?


Cummins, Ivor. Eat Rich, Live Long: Mastering the Low-Carb & Keto Spectrum for Weight Loss and Longevity . Victory Belt Publishing. Kindle-Version.

Fung, Jason, 2016, The Obesity Code

Fung, Jason, 2018, The Diebetes Code

Taubes, Gary, 2007, Good Calories, Bad Calories

Hartwig, Dallas and Melissa, 2014, It Starts with Food

Le, Stephan, 2016, 100 Million Years of Food: What our Ancestors Ate and Why it Matters Today

Hirschberg, Ben, 2014, Traditional Nutrition

Lustig, Robert, 2014, Fat Chance: The Hidden Truth About Sugar, Obesity and Disease

Lustig, Robert, 2017, The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains

Pollan, Michael, 2007, The Omnivores’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Pollan, Michael, 2009, In Defense of Food

Silvertwon, Jonathan, Dinner with Darwin: Food, Drink and Evolution

Osborne, Helen, 2018, Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message see also related website

Clear, James, 2018, Atomic Habits: An Easys and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones

Duhigg, Charles, 2013, The Power of Habit: Why We do What We DO, and How to Change it

Registered Dietitian Exam Practice Questions (Second Set): Dietitian Practice Tests & Review for the Registered Dietitian Exam (English Edition) Kindle Ausgabe. This is a practice book for American students practising for their Dietician exam, so the questions relate to the full range of topics studied, including technical and scientifically detailed questions.