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Cultural Food Practices

Cultural Food Practices

Diabetes Care and Education DPG

This comprehensive practical guide provides information on food practices for 15 cultures.

Member Price $36.99

Nonmember Price $47.99


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."

Softbound with downloadable handouts (8.5 x 11)

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Release Date: October 29, 2010

ISBN: 978-0-88091-433-8

264 pages

SKU 4335

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