Cultural Food Practices

Cultural Food Practices

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This comprehensive practical guide provides information on food practices for 15 cultures. Each chapter focuses on a particular culture, including such factors as diabetes risk factors; traditional foods, dishes, and meal plans; special holiday foods; traditional health beliefs; current food practices, and more. Culturally appropriate counseling recommendations are also discussed. A list of common foods including nutrient evaluations is included for each culture. A CD-ROM including culturally specific client education handouts round out the book.Indian Health Service: Year 2008 Profile. Accessed October ... Acton KJ, Burrows, Wang J, Geiss LS. Diagnosed diabetes among American Indians and Alaska Natives ages alt; 35 years: United States, 1994-2004. MMWR Morb ... Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press; 2002. Powers WK.

Title:Cultural Food Practices
Author:Cynthia M. Goody, Lorena Drago
Publisher:American Dietetic Associati - 2010


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