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Ethnic Eating Plans Foods I Obj. 4.02
Ethnic Eating Plans The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Obesity Guidelines Recommend trying different ethnic cuisines Give variety in eating plans while counting calories and fat Many ethnic cuisines offer nutritious food choices with low fat and calories. Asian Caribbean Indian Latino/ Hispanic Mediterranean/ Middle Eastern Native American
Asian Includes the following areas: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Examples Breads, Cereals, Rice, and Pasta Rice Lo Mein Noodles Veggies Soybeans Bean Spouts Snow Peas Bamboo Shoots Cabbage Daikon Radishes
Asian Fruits Oranges Papaya Dragon Fruit Rumbatan Mangosteen Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Not a significant amount used
Asian Protein (Meat, Poultry, Fish, Nuts, Seeds, and Legumes) Seafood Pork Soybeans Eggs Duck Other Soy sauce Tea
Asian Health Benefits and Effects Plenty of vitamins and minerals Low obesity rate Stomach cancer This is probably related to the frequent intake of pickled, salted, smoked, fermented and barbecued food. The prevalence of smoking also contributes to the development of stomach cancer.
Caribbean A fusion of African, American, European, East Indian, and Chinese cuisine.
Caribbean Fruits Fried plantains Citrus fruit Tropical fruits Ackee Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Not a significant amount used Goat’s milk
Caribbean Protein (Meat, Poultry, Fish, Nuts, Seeds, and Legumes) Beans Peas Shellfish Goat Pork Chicken Salted fish Dried Cod Other Jerk Meat Meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a very hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice. Spices
Caribbean Health Effects Low Vitamin A Protein-Energy Malnutrition
Indian The dishes are characterized by the extensive use of various Indian spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian cuisine is also known for the widespread practice of vegetarianism in Indian society.
Indian Protein (Meat, Poultry, Fish, Nuts, Seeds, and Legumes) Legumes Almonds Pistachios Chicken Goat Other Masala A mixture of spices Spices and Herbs
Indian Health Effects Diabetes Coronary Heart Disease Due to low levels of physical activity high fat diet urbanization smoking
Latino/ Hispanic A blend of the broad traditional diets of three cultures: the indigenous people (Aztecs, Incas, and Maya, and other Native Americans); the Spanish, who arrived in the 1500s; and the Africans, who originally came as slaves.
Latino/ Hispanic Health Effects Diabetes Hypertension Stroke Due to metabolic syndrome, diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity, Genetics
Mediterranean/ Middle Eastern The “poor” diet of the people of the southern Mediterranean Crete, Greece and Southern Italy Consisting mainly of fruits and vegetables, beans and nuts, healthy grains, fish, olive oil, small amounts of dairy, and red wine.
Mediterranean/ Middle Eastern Benefits Healthy diet Full of nutrients Healthy, lean protein sources Abundance of fruits and veggies Health Effects Northern Areas Cancer Southern Areas None
Native American Closely resembles that of the US population High amounts of fat