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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CFP: What should I eat? Why?

In 2017, H-Nutrition participated in an online forum called "What is a Recipe?" initiated by The Recipes Project. This year we are collaborating with Remedia Network on the intertwined questions of "What should I eat? Why?" They lie at the heart of what has been variously described as scientific nutrition, religious tradition, or dietetics.

Nutrition News Roundup

1) Colleagues, you are probably aware of the international consternation around the United States' delegation to the United Nations threatening other countries over a resolution regarding the promotion of baby formula. It was a brief opportunity for the history of food and nutrition to take center stage. Here are two noteworthy contributions, one on the history of infant feeding in the US, the other that explains how formula fits into the world of policy and the Codex Alimentarius.

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