Cultural Food Practices (Google eBook)

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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

Alaska Native Food Practices
20
Mexican American Food Practices
42
Caribbean Hispanic Food Practices
67
Asian Indian and Pakistani Food Practices
92
Chinese American Food Practices
102
Hmong American Food Practices
118
Current Food Practices
124
Filipino American Food Practices
132
Korean American Food Practices
144
Jewish Food Practices
170
Islamic Food Practices
185
Nutrient Analyses for Selected Ethnic Foods 197
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