Cultural Food Practices

Diabetes Care and Education DPG
Cultural Food Practices

This practical guide and accompanying downloadable handouts help RDNs provide culturally appropriate diabetes education and counseling. Covers 15 cultures.

  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-433-8
  • 264 pages
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Editors: Cynthia M. Goody, PhD, MBA, RD, and Lorena Drago, MS ,RD, CDN, CDE

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. An emailed link to download culturally-specific client education handouts round out the book.

Award Winner

The Cultural Food Practices received an EXCEL Award in 2010, receiving the Bronze Award in the Technical Book category. Judges looked for "Best writing, content, graphic design, photographs and overall packaging of a professional/technical book or textbook."

Published 2010
Softbound with downloadable handouts (8.5 x 11)

SKU 4335

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  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-433-8
  • 264 pages