SMU Libraries Curate: Healthy Eating

Explore a series of articles, videos, ebooks and other resources curated by SMU Libraries on healthy eating.


Dear SMU Community,

Healthy eating is essential to one’s well-being. In support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 3, "Good Health and Well-being,” SMU Libraries present a series of articles, videos, ebooks and more, to enhance our understanding on the importance of healthy eating, sensible outlook on dieting and meal prepping.  


A potential downside of intermittent fasting

Can a low-carb diet help your heart health?

Click and eat for a healthier lifestyle

Eating disorders and social media prove difficult to untangle

Food section - New York Times

Food section - Wall Street Journal

How foods may affect our sleep

How food may improve your mood

Is water always the best choice on a hot day?

National population health survey 2019/20

Orthorexia: the perils of eating too clean

Research by Singapore Management University: Learn about nutritional value of food items through photographs

Search WSJ recipes

What are eating disorders? Orthorexia

Why eating colourful food is good for you

With eating disorders, looks can be deceiving


BBC videos on eating disorders

Diet fiction

Eating disorders

Eat slow, eat small, eat smart

Food labeling and nutritional choices

How do carbohydrates impact your health?

How sugar affects your brain

How the food you eat affects your brain

Super size me: The fast-food industry in America


BBC foodchain: Orthorexia Nervosa: When 'healthy' food becomes harmful

Food psych

The nutrition diva's quick and dirty tips for eating well and feeling fabulous

The recovery warrior show

Title / Author

A conversation about healthy eating / Nicholas A. Lesica


How to nourish your child through an eating disorder: a simple, plate-by-plate approach to re-establishing a healthy relationship with food / Wendy Sterling


Healthy cooking & nutrition for college students / Rebekah Sack


"I'm like, so fat!": Helping your teen make healthy choice about eating and exercise in a weight obsessed world / Dianne Neumark-Sztainer


Intuitive eating workbook: 10 principles for nourishing a healthy relationship with food / Evelyn Tribole


Like water for chocolate / Laura Esquivel

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    PQ7298.15.S638 C6613 1995

Maintaining a healthy diet / Anna R. Berstein


Mindful eating 101: a guide to eating in college and beyond / Susan Akbers


Pow! / Mo Yan

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    PL2886.O1684 P69 2012

The mediterranean way of eating : Evidence for chronic disease prevention and weight management (Edition 1) / Marilyn C. Sparling & John J.B. Anderson


The good parenting food guide: Managing what children eat without marking food a problem / Jane Ogden


The wellness lifestyle: A chef's recipe for real life / Daniel Orr & Kelly Baute


The mistress of spices / Divakaruni Chitra Banerjee

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 3    PS3554.I86 M47 1998

The briefcase / Hiromi Kawakami

Li Ka Shing Library   Level 2 Lifestyle Collection    PL855.A859 S4613 2012

The taste of place a cultural journey into terroir / Amy B. Trubek