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This publication is designed to provide an overview of cultural food practices for a diverse range of cultures. Registered dietitian nutritionists and other health care professionals can improve their understanding of different cultures and enhance the quality of health care and culturally appropriate counseling professionals through this introduction to traditions and food practices. The publication includes:
- An Introduction to Cultural Competency models and recommended standards
- Food practices for over twenty-eight different cultures
- Relevant information on acculturation and meal planning considerations
- Food dictionary of common traditional foods for each culture
The cultures, religions and countries of origin are by no means a complete list, and the Academy plans for the product to evolve over time as additional materials and resources are added.
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