Cultural Food Practices

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American Dietetic Associati, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 244 pages
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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.
  

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Contents
v
About the Editors
viii
American Indian Food Practices
1
Alaska Native Food Practices
20
Central American Food Practices
54
Caribbean Hispanic Food Practices
67
South American Food Practices
78
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