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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Health & Daily Living / Diet & Nutrition

Dietary Supplements: Harmless, Helpful, or Hurtful?

Are you looking for a healthy body? Quick weight loss with no dieting? Top athletic performance without breaking a sweat? Websites, infomercials, magazine ads, and celebrity tweets make an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 615.1
Fall 2018

Diet for a Changing Climate: Food for Thought

The United Nations supports a compelling solution to world hunger: eat insects! Explore the vast world of unexpected foods that may help solve the global hunger crisis. Weeds, wild plants… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 613.2

Food: The New Gold

Did you know starvation kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined? Around the world, millions of people go to bed hungry every night. Farmers and ranchers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 338.1'9
Fall 2019

Hack Your Cupboard: Make Great Food with What You've Got

It's not always easy to try out a new recipe, but sticking to what you know and love can get pretty boring. After a discussion of what food storage areas typically have (and what they ought… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.5/52

Health Smarts: How to Eat Right, Stay Fit, Make Positive Choices, and More

From the Series USA TODAY Teen Wise Guides: Lifestyle Choices

Health. It seems like a simple topic, but keeping up a healthful lifestyle can be challenging. Still, there are easy steps that you can take to make sure you're living the most healthful life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 613'.0433

Plants vs. Meats: The Health, History, and Ethics of What We Eat

No one can live without food, but what you eat is a personal decision. Today many people are examining nutritional advice and choosing to eat more vegetables and fruits and less meat. But is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • Dewey: 641.5'636

Running Dry: The Global Water Crisis

As the planet's human population explodes, so does the demand for water. About one out of every nine people in the world does not have access to safe drinking water, while one out of every… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • Dewey: 333.91'16

The Human Microbiome: The Germs That Keep You Healthy

Trillions and trillions of microbial cells live on and inside your body. A small number of these microbes are unhealthy germs. But most belong on your body and perform essential jobs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 8.7
  • Dewey: 612