Critical thinking, reflection, and praxis
- Gingras J, Asada Y, Fox A, Coveney J, Berenbaum S, and Aphramor L. (2014). Critical dietetics: A discussion paper. Journal of Critical Dietetics, 2(1), 2-12.
Food System, Obesity, and Health: Critical Nutrition Studies
- Guthman, J. (2007). Can’t Stomach It: How Michael Pollan et al. Made me Want to Eat Cheerios. Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture, 7 (3),75-79.
- Kirkland, A. (2011). The Environmental Account of Obesity: A Case for Feminist Skepticism. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 36(2), 411-436.
- Hite, A. (2018). Nutritional Epidemiology of Chronic Disease and Defining “Healthy Diet”. Global Food History, 4(2), 207-225.
Bias & Racism within the dietetics & food profession
- Guthman, J. (2008). If They Only Knew”: Color Blindness and Universalism in California Alternative Food Institutions. The Professional Geographer, 60(3), 387-397.
- Burt, KG, Delgado, K, Chen, M, and Paul, R. (2019). Strategies and Recommendations to Increase Diversity in Dietetics. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 119(5), 733-738.
- YouTube: A Primer on Privilege, Kate G. Burt, PhD, RDN. Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2020.
- Carter, S. (2020). Systemic Racism and Implicit Bias in Nutrition and Dietetics. Food and Nutrition Magazine.
- Burt KG, Fera J, Lopez R, Landaverde M, Avalos E, Paniagua A. (2021). Systemic and institutionalized racism, not achievement gap factors, limit the success of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in dietetics education and credentialing. Journal of Critical Dietetics, Special Issue on Racism Against Blacks in Dietetics, 6(1):22-39.
- Rauchwerk A, Vipperman-Cohen A, Padmanabhan S, Parasram W, Burt KG. (2020). The Case for a Health at Every Size Approach for Chronic Disease Risk Reduction in Women of Color. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 52(11), P1066-1072.
Bias & racism impacts on the general public related to food & health
- Kendall, M. (2020).When Black Girls Hear That ‘Our Bodies Are All Wrong. New York Times.
- New York Times: Giving the Poor Easy Access to Healthy Food Doesn’t Mean They’ll Buy It
- New York Times: Fresh Produce Comes to the Bronx via a Veggie Mart on Wheels
- The Association between Food Insecurity and Obesity in Children – The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
- Union of Concerned Scientists: Why We Can’t Separate Justice and Sustainability in the Food System
- Food justice or food sovereignty? Understanding the rise of urban food movements in the USA
Covert discrimination & privilege
- Krishna, P. (2021). Why do American grocery stores still have an ethnic aisle? New York Times.
- Restaurant Dress Codes Frequently Target Black Customers. It’s Past Time for Them to Go. – Eater, November 3, 2020
- Kaleka V and Burt KG. Understanding Privilege in the Vegetarian and Plant-based Diet Movement. Vegetarian Nutrition Update. 2021; 31(7):10-13.
- Burt KG (2020). A Primer on Privilege. Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, virtual due to COVID.
Reports & Resources