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Health and Wellness

Thorndike Books

Looking for some good advice regarding nutrition?  Here is a sampling of some library books that can help!  Use the call number at the end of each book below to find it on our library shelves.  Need help?  Ask us!


  • Nourishing traditions : the cookbook that challenges politically correct nutrition and the diet dictocrats / Sally Fallon with Mary G. Enig ; cover design by Kim Waters Murray ; illustrations by Marion Dearth - TX 714 .F337 2001
  • Nutrition almanac / John Kirschmann - RA 784 .N837 2007
  • Nutritionism : the science and politics of dietary advice / Gyorgy Scrinis - RA784.S435 2013
  • The China study : the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and the startling implications for diet, weight loss and long-term health / T. Colin Campbell with Thomas M. Campbell II - RA 784 .C235 2005
  • The omnivorous mind : our evolving relationship with food / John S. Allen - TX357.A453 2012
  • Understanding food : principles and preparation / Amy Brown - TX 354 .B684 2008
  • What to eat / Marion Nestle - RA 784 .N46 2006
  • Whole : rethinking the science of nutrition / T. Colin Campbell, PhD ; with Howard Jacobson, PhD - RA784.C23524 2013

Senior Projects

Here are a few senior projects housed in the COA archives in the library. 

  • Simply Delicious: Cooking with Foods from the Bar Harbor Food Pantry - Kali Rose Rothrock, 2013
  • I Coo, You Coo, We All Coo for Tofu: A Human Ecological Exploration of Tofu - Christopher Alexander Pine, 2015