Ethnic/Cultural Groups

General Information



Read a Summary of Health Disparities Among Ethnic Groups

Georgetown University. National Center for Cultural Competence.


Find Ethnic/Cultural Food Pyramids

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.


Food and Nutrition Information Center Logo Get a Cultural and Ethnic Nutrition Resource List of Book & Web Sites (PDF | 217 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

This includes many non-English language materials.


Statistics


Search for Halal Products

The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America.


Read "The Kosher Primer"

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America.

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


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.


Understand 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.