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PHIL 3230: Ethics of Food (Melissa Seymour Fahmy): Nutrition, Health & Food Choices

Finding Books

GILFind ( - Search our local catalog for books, DVD's, maps, etcetera.

Use Library of Congress Subject Headings linked in GIL-Find to help you discover books and expand your search.  For books related to nutrition, health, and food choices, see:

  • Nutrition policy > United States. 
  • Obesity > Social aspects. 
  • Food consumption > Social aspects.
  • Consumption (Economics) > Moral and ethical aspects.
  • Food preferences. 
  • Food Assistance. 
  • Junk food.
  • Convenience foods. 

Selected Books in the Main & Science Libraries:

Finding Articles

GALILEO@UGA ( Search databases that index journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, symposia, etcetera; an excellent source for current research.  The following GALILEO databases include scholarly publications related to nutrition, health, and food choices:

  • Medline
    Index and abstracts of journal articles in the health sciences with links to full text.  
  • Global Health
    Public health database that provides information on international health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene.
  • Food Science Source
    Full-text database for the food industry. 
  • PsychINFO
    Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, and technical reports, as well as citations to dissertations, in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines.
  • Multisearch​
    Excellent for multidisciplinary research; Search approximately 130 GALILEO databases plus the GIL@UGA Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

​Key Journals:

  • Appetite
  • Food security
  • Agriculture and Human Values
  • Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
  • Gastronomica : the journal of food and culture (University of California)
  • Agriculture and Food Security


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