A network for those interested in the history of nutrition and related fields. This network is intended for the growing number of scholars, teachers, documentary filmmakers, and museum and library professionals engaged with the history of nutrition in any time period or region.

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Troisième conférence internationale d'histoire et des cultures de l'alimentation

L’Institut Européen d’Histoire et des Cultures de l’Alimentation (IEHCA) is requesting session proposals for the 3rd International Conference on the History and Cultures of Food, 1-2 June 2017 in Tours, France. For more information (in French), see http://histoiresante.blogspot.ca/2016/10/histoire-et-cultures-de-lalimentation.html.

Re: Recent Articles on the History of Nutrition

My article on the history of the U.S. FDA's nutrition labeling policies was literally just published yesterday:

Xaq Frohlich, "The informational turn in food politics: The US FDA’s nutrition label as information infrastructure," Social Studies of Science (published online: October 27, 2016).
http://sss.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/10/26/0306312716671223.full

The History of Nutrition: A Confession, a Case, and a Caveat

(This post is part of a series. Members of the H-Nutrition editorial team have written brief, reflective pieces on the history of nutrition as a field and our various perspectives on it. We have done this both to "introduce" ourselves and to begin a conversation about history of nutrition as a scholarly endeavor. Any H-Nutrition subscribers who would like to contribute a similar piece are welcome to do so!)

 

Why the History of Nutrition? One Scholar’s Perspective

(This post is part of a series. Members of the H-Nutrition editorial team have written brief, reflective pieces on the history of nutrition as a field and our various perspectives on it. We have done this both to "introduce" ourselves and to begin a conversation about history of nutrition as a scholarly endeavor. Any H-Nutrition subscribers who would like to contribute a similar piece are welcome to do so!)

 

The Wide Reach and Value of Nutrition History

(This post is part of a series. Members of the H-Nutrition editorial team have written brief, reflective pieces on the history of nutrition as a field and our various perspectives on it. We have done this both to "introduce" ourselves and to begin a conversation about history of nutrition as a scholarly endeavor. Any H-Nutrition subscribers who would like to contribute a similar piece are welcome to do so!)

 

The Newer History of Nutrition

(Beginning with this post and in three subsequent posts, each member of the H-Nutrition editorial team has written a brief, reflective piece on the history of nutrition as a field and our various perspectives on it. We have done this both to "introduce" ourselves and to begin a conversation about history of nutrition as a scholarly endeavor. Any H-Nutrition subscribers who would like to contribute a similar piece are welcome to do so!)

The Newer History of Nutrition

A. R. Ruis

Welcome to H-Nutrition!

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Our goal is to foster communication among the scholars, teachers, journalists, filmmakers, museum and library professionals, and others who are interested in the history of nutrition, broadly conceived.

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