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Browsing Diversity and Disparity in Nutrition Education [Book] by Issue Date

Browsing Diversity and Disparity in Nutrition Education [Book] by Issue Date

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  • Kumanyika, Shiriki K.; Whitt-Glover, Melicia C.; Gary, Tiffany L.; Prewitt, T. Elaine; Odoms-Young, Angela M.; Banks-Wallace, Joanne; Beech, Bettina M.; Halbert, Chanita Hughes; Karanja, Njeri; Lancaster, Kristie J.; Samuel-Hodge, Carmen D. (2013)
    Obesity is more prevalent among African Americans and other racial and ethnic minority populations than among whites. The behaviors that determine weight status are embedded in the core social and cultural processes and ...
  • White, Jill (2013)
    Health educators have documented the failure of current nutrition education interventions in communities of color (Whitman 2000; Price 2001; Minkler 2003; CLOCC 2004). Despite ten years of research by the medical community ...
  • Tarr, Stuart (2013)
    This chapter is about our food system’s structures, how they came to be, and how they operate in our current economic system. When we limit ourselves to individualist actions, we have little effect on the overwhelming ...
  • Kachingwe, Aimie Fitzgerald (2013)
    The ethnic profile of the United States continues to undergo significant change, with projections suggesting that ethnic diversity will continue to increase. United States census data projects that from 2000 to 2050, Whites ...
  • Xynos-Taylor, Gloris (2013)
    The aim of this chapter is to provide some relief from the paradox: many Latino patients are passive during nutrition counseling, yet to succeed they need to be an active participant and at the center of the decision making. ...
  • Thelen, MaDonna (2013)
    Editor's Introduction : In 2008 the Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation began a project to develop hospital accreditation standards for promoting, facilitating and advancing culturally competent care (Stein 2009). ...

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