Hispanic Family Nutrition: Complete Counseling Kit (eBook)

Sylvia Meléndez Klinger, MS, RD, LDN, CPT, and Kate Brogan, MM
The eBook cover of Hispanic Family Nutrition Complete Counseling Kit

Hispanic Family Nutrition: Complete Counseling Kit is an electronic toolkit designed to help RDNs treat Hispanic patients more effectively through a better understanding of Hispanic culture, family dynamics, and foods.

  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-001-9
  • 52 pages
  • SKU 001916e
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This new toolkit provides contextual information and counseling tips to RDNs working with Hispanic clients. The online toolkit:

  • Offers information to help RDNs gain a better understanding of Hispanic families and foods to be able to connect with and treat patients more effectively.
  • Outlines potential cultural differences and suggests methods on how to communicate effectively with Hispanic patients.
  • Includes a comprehensive guide to Hispanic foods, featuring Hispanic "Hero" Foods — nutritious foods that are well liked and familiar to Hispanic consumers.
  • Provides references illustrating English and Spanish names for foods and a guide to Hispanic produce — including photos as well as shopping and preparation tips.
  • Suggests strategies for changing habits in the kitchen and at the table; including recommendations for healthy alternatives to common cooking techniques or dining habits of Hispanics.
  • Includes downloadable client education handouts in English and Spanish to print and distribute.
  • Offers two hours of Continuing Professional Education credit.

Sample Documents

CPEU: 3.0

Published 2015

Please note: Access to the eBooks is for single-use only. Multiple-user access is not available.

  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-001-9
  • 52 pages
  • SKU 001916e