Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Resources

DE&I Resources

Nutrition Related Books
  • Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat: A Story of Bulimia, Stephanie Covington Armstrong
  • Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia by Sabrina Strings
  • The Body is Not an Apology, Sonya Renee Taylor
  • A Hunger So Wide and So Deep: A Multiracial View of Women's Eating Problems, Becky Thompson
  • Through THICK and Thin and Thick Again: A Black Woman’s Journey with BED by Nettie Reeves-Lewis
  • Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
  • The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks, Toni Tipton-Martin
  • Jubilee: Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking, Toni Tipton-Martin
  • The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South, Michael Twitty
  • High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America, Jessica Harris
  • Every Nation Has It's Dish: Black Food and Black Bodies in Twentieth Century America, Jennifer Jensen Wallach
  • Latin d’Lite: Delicious Latin Recipes with a Healthy Twist by Ingrid Hoffman
  • Southern Food and Civil Rights, Frederick Douglass Opie


Check out our ASPDA BIPOC member spotlights!

The ASPDA, together with its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, is encouraging  cross-cultural engagement by challenging ASPDA members to complete 12 Actions Items this year.

Educate yourselves, empower your colleagues and uplift your communities by completing at least one action item monthly.

Tag @ASPDA and #ASPDATakesAction on social media to show us your engagement throughout the year. Be a part of intentional change; begin regular participation during the month of January!

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