Cultural Food Practices

Artists: 
Goody, Cynthia and Drago, Lorena
ISBN: 
978-0-88091-433-8
Publisher: 
Diana Faulhaber
Dated: 
2010
Price: 
$45.00
Comments: 
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.