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Specialty Diets

Refer to Ms. Mayer's handout for details on required research.  


  • Arteriosclerosis (Atherosclerosis)
  • Celiac Disease (Gluten Free)
  • Diabetes (Type II)
  • Lactose intolerance
  • 100 Mile Diet
  • Antibiotics in food animals
  • Hyperglycemia / Hypoglycemia
  • Vegetarianism
  • Religious Food Restrictions
  • Food for pregnant women
  • Irradiated Foods
  • Genetically Modified Foods
  • Food Allergies
  • Probiotics
  • Nut Allergies
  • Anemia - all types
  • Diverticulosis
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Chronic Inflammation
  • Artificial Sweeteners
  • Obesity
  • Raw Food
  • Ulcers
  • Paleo
  • Detoxification
You will be using a variety of resources for this assignment.
Remember that a References (aka Bibliography / Works Cited) page is required.
You will be using the APA Citation Style Guide for this assignment.

 1) Consult the Database Resources found through VSB LIBRARY​ link.

     The User ID & password for these resources are provided in your agenda book.
      Look in the "Library Information" section.
  • CONSUMER HEALTH COMPLETE - for specific diseases / conditions
    A search using this resource will lead you to valid information in encyclopedias, magazines, fact sheets and more.

2) Check VSB LIBRARY​ for books and other materials on your topic.

And yes, you can use Internet resources. Just remember to cite them properly,
and avoid using WIKIPEDIA.