Multicultural Handbook of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
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Multicultural Handbook of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics is the must have practical resource for dietitians, nutritionists and students working with both well settled but also recently migrated ethnic groups.
Written by a team of authors drawn from the British Dietetic Association's Specialist Multicultural Nutrition Group the book provides in-depth information to equip the reader in the provision of nutrition advice to minority groups. Spanning a broad range of cultural groups the book seeks to consider religious and cultural requirements in relation to traditional diets; research on migration studies and chronic disease states; and nutrition and dietetic treatment in relation to key chronic diseases.
cooked – softer types of tofu are steamed and firmer ones fried. Textured vegetable protein or soya products are eaten in Buddhist temples or specialist vegan/vegetarian restaurants. Milk and Dairy Products These do not feature widely in the diets of the majority of Chinese people and are only common among the minority peoples of the central and west. Traditionally, dairy products such as cheese, cow’s milk and yoghurt are less frequently consumed as they are believed to be difficult to digest.
should be asked if they are able to bring in meals. Thickeners or thickened drinks should be checked for suitability (this can be checked with the manufacturers or the Beth Din). 4.1.11 Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes There are no data on the prevalence of diabetes in the Jewish populations in the UK. Dietary treatment for an orthodox Jew would be the similar to advice given to a non-Jewish patient. There are no known herbal remedies used for the treatment of diabetes. Diabetics should consult
Replace butter or ghee (if used) with fats providing a good source of monounsaturated fats. Trim fat from meat and remove skin from poultry. Substitute with pulses, where possible. Reduce or avoid the use of salt in cooking or at the table. In addition to dietary management, lipid-lowering drugs are commonly prescribed, particularly statins. 5.1.8 Nutritional Deficiencies Vitamin D Deficiency Inadequate exposure of the skin to sunlight by wearing clothing (especially black clothing)
infections. Risk is also inversely correlated with intake of fruit and vegetables, and a Mediterranean-style diet has been found to reduce stomach cancer risk (Popkin, 2004; Parkin et al., 2005; Goh et al., 2007; Buckland et al., 2010). Other carcinogens include smoking tobacco (Mao et al., 2002, González et al., 2003), and possibly the capsaicin in chilli-type peppers, which are a common ingredient in the cuisines of many regions showing higher rates of stomach cancer (Archer & Jones, 2002).
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