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Multicultural Handbook of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics
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Table of Contents

Contributors vii Acknowledgements ix Foreword xi Introduction xiii Chapter 1 South Asian Sub-continent 1 1.1 Gujarati Diet 1 1.2 Punjabi Diet 28 1.3 Pakistani Diet 41 1.4 Bangladeshi Diet 72 1.5 Sri Lankan Diet 85 Chapter 2 West Indies 113 Chapter 3 East Asia 135 3.1 Chinese Diet 135 3.2 Vietnamese Diet 168 3.3 Japanese Diet 178 Chapter 4 Israel 197 Chapter 5 Eastern Mediterranean Region 212 5.1 Arabic Diet 212 5.2 Somalian Diet 236 Chapter 6 West Africa 248 6.1 Nigerian Diet 248 6.2 Ghanaian Diet 266 Chapter 7 East and South-East Europe 277 7.1 Polish Diet 277 7.2 Greek Diet 296 7.3 Turkish Diet 306 Chapter 8 Maternal and Child Nutrition 317 8.1 Introduction 317 8.2 Preconception 317 8.3 Pregnancy and lactation 319 8.4 Childhood nutrition 326 8.5 Breastfeeding 327 8.6 Bottle feeding 331 8.7 Weaning 337 8.8 Preterm infant nutrition 345 8.9 Food allergy and intolerance 346 8.10 Oral health 347 Chapter 9 Nutritional Management of Disease 354 9.1 Cancer in the different BME groups 354 9.2 Metabolic Syndrome and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) in BME groups 363 9.3 Vitamin D defi ciency in BME groups 366 Index 379

About the Author

Aruna Thaker is a retired HPC registered Consultant Dietitian. Arlene Barton is an HPC registered Dietitian and Lecturer in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics at Nottingham University.

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"This is a fascinating book and a great resource for U.K. nutrition professionals. Its usefulness may be limited in the U.S., but it is helpful as an additional resource on food and culture." ( Doody's , 10 August 2012)

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