ERIC Number: ED244908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Resources on Food, Nutrition and Culture.
MacDonald, Donna, Comp.
The materials listed in this booklet provide background information on theories of the interrelationships of food, nutrition, and culture; the social history of food and culture; and ethnic cuisine. Also included are citations for basic nutrition information and sources of translated teaching aids for use in group settings. The first section contains citations of references about basic information on the cultural food patterns from perspectives of history and anthropology. In the second section, lists are given of bibliographies, indexes, directories, handbooks, dictionaries, teaching aids, and books about general nutrition. The third section presents sources of nutrition information and educational materials which have been translated into various languages and are useful for obtaining resources for ethnic nutrition programs. The fourth section offers references on food customs of various cultures. The final section is a script for "Eating Right," an audiovisual presentation on forming good nutritional habits in different cultural settings. (JD)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Cultural Differences, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Ethnic Groups, Food, Foreign Countries, Foreign Language Books, Nutrition, Physical Health, Reference Materials
Nutrition Information Service, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute Library, 50 Gould Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1E8.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ryerson Polytechnical Inst., Toronto, (Ontario). Nutrition Information Service.
Note: This guide was prepared to accompany "Eating Right," a slide-tape presentation.