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Title:Ethnic and Regional Food Practices Series: Navajo
Alt. Title:Navajo Food Practices, Customs, and Holidays
Pub. date: 1998
Includes: Booklet
Audience: Multiple Audiences, Nutrition Educators, Native American
Language: English
Description:This manual covers the cultural and dietary customs of the Navajo people. Includes traditional food practices and health beliefs, implications of current dietary practice, holiday food customs, recipes for customary foods, and a glossary of food items.
Funding Source: ADA and The American Diabetes Association
Length: 28 pages
Use Restrictions: May not copy.
Reviewers Comments: Good professional reference tool. SNAP-Ed providers can use information on dietary practices to tailor nutrition education to specific cultural groups. Modified versions of traditional recipes are included and can be used in cooking demonstrations and added to existing curricula.

Note: This resource references the Food Guide Pyramid and provides recommendations for diabetes management, including supplemental exchange lists. Sections including specific diet recommendations and advice for disease management have not been reviewed as they are beyond the scope of SNAP-Ed.

Borrow it from the National Agricultural Library (NAL)
SNAP staff/SNAP-Ed providers can borrow materials from NAL through interlibrary loan.
    NAL Call No.: RC662 .P45 1998
    Go to Request Library Materials
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Customer Service
    Mail: 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
    Phone: (800) 877-1600 5000
    Fax: (312) 899-4899
    Cost: 14.00 per Booklet
    Avail. in Qty: Yes
    Bulkrate:Available from national and local bookstores.

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