Hispanic Foodways, Nutrition and Health / Edition 1

Hispanic Foodways, Nutrition and Health / Edition 1

by Diva Sanjur
     
 

ISBN-10: 013390931X

ISBN-13: 9780133909319

Pub. Date: 12/28/1994

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Evidence overwhelmingly supports the theory that diseases such as heart disease and cancer are directly linked with dietary practices. As a result, the nutritional practices of populations and communities have become areas of intense interest to public health professionals. Focusing on the diverse Hispanic population in the United States, this timely volume reviews…  See more details below

Overview

Evidence overwhelmingly supports the theory that diseases such as heart disease and cancer are directly linked with dietary practices. As a result, the nutritional practices of populations and communities have become areas of intense interest to public health professionals. Focusing on the diverse Hispanic population in the United States, this timely volume reviews sociodemographic data, migration patterns, and economic, and nutritional situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133909319
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Hispanic Migrants in a Nation of Immigrants1
2Hispanic Food Habits: Women, Nutrition, and Health Concerns36
3Mexican-American Diets and Nutrient Intake64
4Puerto Rican Diets and Nutrient Intake108
5Other Hispanic Diets and Nutrient Intake153
6Diet-Related Diseases and Other Health Issues198
7Overweight and Obesity in American Hispanics221
8Applying the U.S. Dietary Guidelines to Hispanic Diets247
9Reaching Hispanics Through Diet Counseling and Nutrition Education279
10Assessing Food Intake Among Hispanics302
Appendix: Nutrient Value Dictionary for Hispanic Foods318

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