Cultural Competency for Nutrition Professionals (eBook)

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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This online publication provides an overview of 28 cultures and their food practices with the goal of supporting appropriate health care for serving diverse patient populations.

  • Release Date: November 2, 2015
  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-498-7
  • 467 pages
  • SKU 498716e
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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

Free sample pages include the table of contents, sample chapter, sample dictionary, and more.


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  • Release Date: November 2, 2015
  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-498-7
  • 467 pages
  • SKU 498716e