Book display: Nutrition & Hydration Week 2024

It’s Nutrition and Hydration week from the 11th to the 17th March 2024.

Nutrition and Hydration Week, 11th – 17th March 2024

This year, the theme around the week is “Making a Difference Everyday”, it’s all important we all consider if we’re getting enough nutrients in our diets, making sure we eat well and we all get enough water.

Nutrition is a subject which is close to LSHTM’s heart, so for Nutrition & Hydration Week 2024, the Library will be highlighting a number of books and pamphlets in the Library collection, as well as highlighting a few e-journals and e-books which are available to students and staff through library subscriptions. Further resources can be found by searching in the Library’s search tool, Discover

LSHTM library are displaying a number of items from the library collection, but also showcasing online items.

What is Nutrition and Hydration Week?

“Nutrition and Hydration Week has taken place every March since 2012. Its purpose is to bring people together to create energy, focus and fun in order to highlight and educate people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and well being in health and social care.”
(Nutrition & Hydration Week, 2024)

(a few) Barnard Classifications

BEX: Nutrition and metabolism.
BEXS: Clinical nutrition and dietetics
BEXY: Nutrition in relation to the health of the community
UWC.G: Maternal nutrition
UXR: Paediatric nutrition


Crister, G. (2004). Fat land : how Americans became the fattest people in the world. Penguin.

Downs, R. E., Kerner, D. O., & Reyna, S. P. (2019). The political economy of African famine. Routledge.

Klimas-Zacas, D., & Wolinsky, I. (2004). Nutritional concerns of women (2nd ed.). Taylor Francis

Koletzko, B, Shamir, R., Turck D., & Phllip, M. (2018). Nutrition and growth: yearbook 2018. Karger.

Lang, T., & Heasman, M. (2015). Food ward: The global battle for mouths, minds and markets (2nd ed.). Routledge.

Langley-Evans, S. C. (2015). Nutrition, health and disease : a lifespan approach (2nd ed.). John Wiley & Sons.

Leathers, H. D., & Foster, P. (2009). The world food problem : toward ending undernutrition in the third world (4th ed.). Lynne Rienner.

Mazzocchi, M., Traill, W. B., & Shogren, J. F. (2009). Fat economics: Nutrition, health and economic policy. Oxford University Press.

Pribram, V. (2011). Nutrition and HIV. Wiley-Blackwell.

Pamphlet Collection:

MacKirdy, M., Andross, M., & Cathcart, P. (1934). Cheap diets: representing a week’s meals. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.

Ministry of food. (1951). The urban working-class household diet: 1940-1949. His majesty’s stationary office.

Wilson, H. (1988). Egyptian food and drink. Sire.

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