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Cultural Foods Traditions and Trends

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ISBN-10: 0534573398

ISBN-13: 9780534573393

Edition: 2000

Authors: Pamela Goyan Kittler, Kathryn P. Sucher

List price: $188.95
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This book provides information on the health, culture, and food and nutritional habits of most ethnic and racial groups living in the United States. It is designed to help students, chefs and others in the food service industry, and health professionals work effectively with members of different ethnic and religious groups in a culturally sensitive manner. It may be used in a course that fulfills a multicultural requirement for a general education student.
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Book details

List price: $188.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 7/13/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 500
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Pamela Goyan Kittler has an MS in Nutritional Science from San Jose State University with an emphasis in nutrition education and currently works as a cultural nutritionist. She is the author of three undergraduate textbooks, has published numerous articles in professional journals and newsletters, and frequently presents lectures and workshops on topics of food and culture.

Dr. Sucher received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of California and her ScD from Boston University Medical Center in Nutritional Science. She recently retired from San Jose State University, where she taught medical nutrition therapy and was the dietetic internship director for 20 years. in addition to her research interest in nutrition therapy, she is also a recognized authority on how diet, health, and disease are affected by culture/ethnicity and religion. Dr. Sucher has published newsletters, numerous articles, and textbooks on this subject. She is also the coauthor of Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, 3e (Cengage Learning 2016) and Food and Culture, 6e…    

Food and Culture
Food and Religion
Native Americans
Europeans
Africans
Latinos
Asians
Southeast Asians and Pacific Islanders
The People of Greece and the Middle East
Asian Indians
Regional Americans
Intercultural Communication in the Foodservice Workplace
Glossary of Ethnic Ingredients
Bibliography
Appendixes
Index