Pocket Guide to Spanish for the Nutrition Professional, 3rd Ed.

Peggy Durbala, MA and Mary Jo Kurko, MPH, RD, LDN, CPXP
Pocket Guide to Spanish for the Nutrition Professional, 3rd Ed.

Be prepared to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients or clients with this handy pocket guide that supports today’s focus on cultural sensitivity.

  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-944-9
  • 312 pages
  • SKU 406819
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$26.99
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$34.99

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This updated and enhanced third edition is designed to help readers become more comfortable with conversational Spanish related to food, nutrition, eating, and health and improve their understanding of the Latino culture. Learn about introductory conversations in Spanish, typical Spanish eating habits, foods and meal times, and common questions and phrases in Spanish that you might frequently use with clients. This new edition now includes information on Central American foods and cultural components. Other highlights include:

  • Updated evidence-based material related to culturally sensitive nutrition care of Spanish-speaking clients, including differences in beliefs, dietary habits, and health profiles among Latino groups, and tips for effective communication.
  • A comprehensive and expanded dictionary of Spanish grammar and vocabulary for words and phrases related to food, nutrition, eating and health.
  • Health literacy and nutrition education guidelines and resources for designing, selecting, or adapting materials for non-English speaking clients.

Your purchase also includes access to over 90 downloadable color food cards with English and Spanish names with pronunciation, standard serving sizes, and images. These can be used for a visual aid in counseling or for practitioners to practice their Spanish skills.

CPEU: 3.0

Free sample pages include the table of contents, sample chapter, sample Spanish-to-English dictionary and more.

Published 2018
Spiralbound (5 x 7)


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  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-944-9
  • 312 pages
  • SKU 406819