Contemporary Nutrition for Latinos

A Latino Lifestyle Guide to Nutrition and Health

by Dr. Judith C. Rodriguez R.D F.A.D.A



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/4/2004

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Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 186
ISBN : 9780595297306
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 186
ISBN : 9780595750559

About the Book

Contemporary Nutrition for Latinos is the definitive guide for Latinos seeking to develop healthy eating habits based on Latino culture.

Find out how your favorite foods fit into different food guides and why it is important to include carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in your diet, even when trying to lose weight. Become a savvy consumer by identifying all the different types of products that are available in the market and by developing a plan for comparing foods and evaluating supplements.

Throughout your life, honor your culture in your own unique style by combining traditional and modern foods and managing other special dietary needs and eating situations. Contemporary Nutrition for Latinos provides introductory information, consumer tips, and ideas for developing healthy diet behaviors, and a discussion of food and nutrition issues in this millennium.

About the Author

Dr. Judith C. Rodriguez is a Registered Dietitian with over 25 years experience working in nutrition education. She is a Latina with a special interest in Hispanic health, nutrition, and cultural foods. She is a Fellow of the American Dietetic Association and Chairperson of the Department of Public Health at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.