The following sites and print sources offer more information. Many of these provided evidence for the information in this section.
Centers for Disease Control http://www.cdc.gov/
Environmental Protection Agency http://www.epa.gov
Environmental Working Group Consumer Guides http://www.ewg.org/consumer-guides
Harvard’s Healthy Eating Plate http://www.health.harvard.edu/plate/healthy-eating-plate
National Eating Disorders Association http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
Turn the Tide Foundation http://www.turnthetidefoundation.org/
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/
USDHHS 2010 Dietary Guidelines http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2010.asp
World Health Organization http://www.who.int
Books & articles
Eisenberg, M.E., Olson, R.E., Neumark-Sztainer, D., Story, M., Bearinger, L.H. (2004). Correlations between family meals and psychosocial well-being among adolescents. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 158, 792-796.
Hammons, A.J., Fiese, B.H. (2011). Is frequency of shared family meals related to the nutritional health of children and adolescents? Pediatrics; 127(6), e1565-74.
He, F.J., Li, J., MacGregor, G.A. (2013). Effect of longer-term modest salt reduction on blood pressure (Review). The Cochrane Collaboration, Issue 4.
Moss, M. (2013). Salt sugar fat: How the food giants hooked us. New York: Random House.
Palatty, P.L., Haniadka, R., Valder, B., Arora, R., Baliga, M.S. (2013). Ginger in the prevention of nausea and vomiting: a review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition; 53(7), 659-69.
Pollan, M. (2009). Food rules. New York: Penguin Group.
Ried, K., Toben, C., Fakler, P. (2013). Effect of garlic on serum lipids: an updated meta-analysis. Nutrition Reviews;71(5), 282-99.
Willett, W.C., Stampfer, M.J. (2013). Current evidence on healthy eating. Annual Review of Public Health; 34, 77-95.