Ethnic/Cultural Groups

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Find information and resources for background and support for nutrition education efforts with cultural and ethnic groups.



Find Food Guide Pictures for Other Countries

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.


Get Cultural Competency Guides and Training

DHHS. Office of Minority Health


Test Your Cultural Competency

Georgetown University. National Center for Cultural Competence.


Read a Primer of Health Disparities Among Ethnic Groups

Georgetown University. National Center for Cultural Competence.


Food and Nutrition Information Center Logo Get a List of Resources About Cultural and Ethnic Nutrition (PDF | 217 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

This includes many non-English language materials.


Diverse images of women Learn About Minority Women's Health

DHHS. The National Women's Health Information Center.

Select an ethnic group to view information on nutrition, physical activity and other health topics.


Look Up Certified Halal Food Products

The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America.


Read About the Hispanic Culture

Ohio State University. Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Read about eating habits, etiquette, rituals and religion, celebrations and holidays, and teaching and learning implications.


Learn About Kosher Laws

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America.

Read the philosophy behind Kosher food, Kosher supervision of food production and Orthodox Union certification.