Food, Nutrition and Culture

Selected and compiled by Jacquelyn Coughlan, M.S., M.L.S.



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Abdussalam, M. & Kaferstein, F. (1996). Food beliefs and taboos. World Health, 49(2), 10-13.
 
Achaya, K.T. (1994). Indian food: A historical companion. Oxford, England: University Press, Delhi.
 
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Adish, A.A., Esrey, S.A., et al. (1999). Effect of consumption of food cooked in iron pots on iron status and growth of young children: A randomised trial. The Lancet, 353(9154), 712-716.
 
Ahmed, S. (1999). Coronary heart disease: The Indian Asian diet. Nursing Standard, 13(27), 45-47.
 
Airhihenbuwa, C.O., Kumanyika, S.,et al. (1996). Cultural aspects of African American eating patterns. Ethnicity and Health, 1(3), 245-260.
 
Al-Kanhal, M.A., & Bani, I.A. (1995). Food habits during pregnancy among Saudi Women. International Journal of Vitamin and Nutrition Research, 65(3), 206-210.
 
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American Dietetic Association. (2007). Position if the American Dietetic Association: Total diet approach to communicating food and nutrition information. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 107, 1224-1232.  
 
American Dietetic Association. (2008). Diversity resource list. A resource list to help find nutrition education resources for various population groups. Retrieved July 24, 2008, from http://www.eatright.org/cps/rde/xchg/ada/hs.xsl/CADE_3207_ENU_HTML.htm
 
Anderson, E.N.J. (1987). Why is humoral medicine so popular? Social Science & Medicine, 25(4), 331-337.
 
Arcia, E. (1998). Latino parents' perception of their children's health status. Social Science & Medicine, 46(10), 1271-1274.
 
Backstrand, J.R., Allen, L.H., et al. (1997). Examining the gender gap in nutrition: An example from rural Mexico. Social Science & Medicine, 44(11), 1751-1759.
 
Barer-Stein, T. (1999). You eat what you are: People, culture and food traditions. Buffalo: Firefly Books.
 
Barker, L. (Ed). (1982). The psychobiology of human food selection. Westport, CT: AVI.
 
Beardsworth, A.& Keil, T. (1997). Sociology on the menu: An invitation to the study of food and society. New York: Routledge.
 
Berry-Koch, A., Moench, R., Hakewill, P., & Dualeh, M. (1990). Public health nutrition: Alleviation of nutritional deficiency in refugees. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 12(2). Retrieved February 3, 2009 from http://www.unu.edu/unupress/food/8f122e/8F122E04.htm
 
Bertorelli, A.M. (1990). Nutrition counseling: Meeting the needs of ethnic clients with diabetes. Diabetes Educator, 16(4), 285-286, 289.
 
Borchers, A., Hackman, R.M., et al. (1997). Complementary medicine: A review of immunomodulatory effects of Chinese herbal medicines. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 66(6), 1303-1312.
 
Bosley, G.C. & Hardinge, M.G. (1992). Seventh-day adventists: Dietary standards and concerns. Food Technology, 46(10), 112-113.
 
Broach, J., & Newton, N. (1988). Food and beverages in labor. Part II: The effects of cessation of oral intake during labor. Birth, 15, 88-92.
 
Broach, J. & Newton, N. (1988). Food and beverages in labor. Part I: Cross-cultural and historical practices. Birth, 15(2), 81-85.
 
Bronner, Y. (1994). Cultural sensitivity and nutrition counseling. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 9(2), 13-19.
 
Brown, T.L. (2003). Meal-planning strategies: Ethnic populations. Diabetes Spectrum, 16(3), 190-192.
 
Brunt, M.J., Milbauer, M.J., et al. (1998). Health status and practices of urban Caribbean Latinos with diabetes mellitus. Ethnicity & Disease, 8(2), 158-166.
 
Bryant, C.A. (1985). The cultural feast: An introduction to food and society. St. Paul, MN: West.
 
Burns, C. (2004). Effect of migration on food habits of Somali women living as refugees in Australia. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 43(3), 213-229.
 
Burns, C., Webster, K., Crotty, P., Ballinger, M., et al. (2000). Easing the transition: Food and nutrition issues of new arrivals. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 10(1), 230-236.
 
Burroughs, A.L. & Chan, J. (1972). Iron content of some Mexican-American foods: Effect of cooking in iron, glass, or aluminum utensils. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 60(2), 124-126.
 
Caldwell, L. (2002). The taste of nationalism: Food politics in postsocialist Moscow. Ethnos, 67(3), 295-319.
 
Cao, J., Bai, X., et al. (1996). The relationship of fluorosis and brick tea drinking in Chinese Tibetans. Environmental Health Perspectives, 104(2), 1340-1343.
 
Carter-Edwards, L., Bynoe, M.J., & Svetkey, L.P. (1998). Knowledge of diet and blood pressure among African Americans: Use of focus groups for questionnaire development. Ethnicity and Disease, 8(2), 184-197.
 
Cassel, J. (1957). Social and cultural implications of food and food habits. American Journal of Public Health, 47, 732-740. Retrieved July 15, 2008, from http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/picrender.fcgi?artid=1551030&blobtype=pdf
 
Cavan, K.R., Gibson, B.L., et al. (1996). Fish consumption by Vietnamese women immigrants: A comparison of methods. Archives of Environmental Health, 51(6), 452-457.
 
Cerrato, P. L. (1993). Suggest diets with a difference... taking ethnic food preferences into account. RN, 56(2), 67-72.
 
Cerrato, P.L. (1996). Customize diets with culture in mind. Office Nurse, 9(4), 22-23, 26.
 
Cervellon, M-C. & Dube, L. (2005). Cultural influences in the origins of food likings and dislikes. Food Quality and Preference, 16(5), 455-460.
 
Chan, J.Y. (1995). Dietary beliefs of Chinese patients. Nursing Standard, 9(27), 30-34.
 
Chang, K.C. (1977). Chinese culture: Anthropological and historical perspectives. New Haven: Yale University Press.
 
Chau, P., Lee, H., Tsang, R., & Downes, N.J. (1990). Dietary habits, health beliefs, and food practices of elderly Chinese women. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 90(4), 579-580.
 
Chaudry, M. M. (1992). Islamic food laws: Philosophical basis and practical implications. Food Technology, 46(10), 92-93.
 
Cheung, N.F. (1996). Diet therapy in the postnatal period: From a Chinese perspective. Midwives, 109(1302), 190-193.
 
Chiva, M. (1997). Cultural aspects of meals and meal frequency. British Journal of Nutrition, 77(1), S21-S28.
 
Cho, J. K., Kim, K., & Yu, E. (1998). Knowledge and beliefs about the association between diet and cancer among Korean immigrants in the U.S.A. Journal of Korean Society for Health Education, 15, 133-149.
 
Chowdhury, A.M., Helman, C., & Greenhalgh, T. (2000). Food beliefs and practices among British Bangladeshis with diabetes: Implications for health education. Anthropology and Medicine, 7(2), 209-226.
 
Chu, G.S., Palmieri, J.R., et al. (1977). Beetle-eating: A Malaysia folk medical practice and its public health implications. Tropical and Geographical Medicine, 29(4), 422-427.
 
Collins, O., Airhihenbuwa, S.K., et al. (1996). Cultural aspects of African American eating patterns. Ethnicity & Health, 1(3), 245-260.
 
Community Nutrition Unit, Annerley Road Community Health, & Queensland Health. (n.d.). Healthy food in first seven days - resource 1b of 5 resources. Provides meal plans for Eritrean, Sierra Leonean, Middle Eastern, Sudanese, Burundain/Rwandan, and Karen-Burmese groups. (9 pages). Retrieved July 10, 2008, from http://www.health.qld.gov.au/multicultural/health_workers/food_nutrition/meals_7days.pdf
 
Cooper, E. (1986). Chinese table manners: You are how you eat. Human Organization, 45(2), 179-184.
 
Corbett, K.S. (1999). Infant feeding styles of West Indian women. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 10(1), 22-30.
 
Corlett, J.L. & Clegg, M.S. (2002). Mineral content of culinary and medicinal plants cultivated by Hmong refugees living in Sacramento, California. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 53(2), 117-128.
 
Counihan, C. & Esterik, P.V. (Eds.). (1997). Food and culture: A reader. New York: Routledge.
 
Crane, N.T. (1983). Nutritional status of Hispanic Americans. Public Health Currents, 23(5), 4-7.
 
Critser, G. (2003). Fat land: How Americans became the fattest people in the world. Boston, MA: Houghton Miffin.
 
Crotty, P. (1998). The Mediterranean diet as a food guide: The problem of culture and history. Nutrition Today, 33(6), 227-232.
 
Csergo, J. (1999). The emergence of regional cuisines. In J. Flandrin & M. Montanari (Eds.), Food: A culinary history (pp. 500-515). New York: Columbia University Press.
 
Culhane-Pera, K.A., Naftali, E.D., Jacobson, C., & Xiong, Z.B. (2002). Cultural feeding practices and child-raising philosophy contribute to iron-deficiency anemia in refugee Hmong children. Ethnicity and Disease, 12(2), 199-205.
 
Curry, K.R. (2000). Multicultural competence in dietetics and nutrition. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 100(10), 1142-1143.
 
Dahl, M. (2004). Working with Puerto Rican clients. Health Care Food & Nutrition Focus, 21(3), 10-12.
 
Dahl, M. (2004). Nutrition and Bosnian culture. Health Care Food & Nutrition Focus, 21, 10-12.
 
Dahl, M. (2004). Indian culture and nutrition. Health Care Food & Nutrition Focus, 21(6), 10-12.
 
Dahl, M. (2004). Cross-cultural competence. Health Care Food & Nutrition Focus, 21(1), 7-9.
 
Dalsheimer, J. (1999). Issues of eating disorders in African-American women: A literature review. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 11(1), 25-28.
 
Davis, C. & Yager, J. (1992). Transcultural aspects of eating disorders: A critical literature review. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 16(3), 377-394.
 
de Garine, I. (1993). Obesity in a multicultural perspective. In C. Geissler & D. J. Oddy (Eds.), Food, diet, and economic change past and present (pp. 175-182).  Leicester, England: Leicester University Press.
 
de, Garine, I. (2001). Views about food prejudice and stereotypes. Anthropology of Food, 40(3), 487-507.
 
Delamont, S. (1983). Lobster, chicken, cake and tears: Deciphering wedding meals. In A. Murcott (Ed.), The sociology of food and eating: Essays on the sociological significance of food (pp. 141-151). Aldershot, England: Gower.
 
Devine, C.M., Sobal, J., et al. (1999). Food choices in three ethnic groups: Interactions of ideals, identities, and roles. Journal of Nutrition Education, 31(2), 86-93.
 
Devine, C.M., Wolfe, W.S., et al. (1999). Life-course events and experiences: Association with fruit and vegetable consumption in 3 ethnic groups. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 99(3), 309-314.
 
Dirks, R. (n.d.). World food habits bibliography. Resources for the Anthropological Study of food habits. Retrieved July 24, 2008, from http://lilt.ilstu.edu/rtdirks/
 
Dirks, R. (n.d.). World food habits English-language resources for the anthropology of food and nutrition. Retrieved July 23, 2008, from http://lilt.ilstu.edu/rtdirks/
 
Djazayeri, A., Siassi, F., & Kholdi, N. (1992). Food behavior and consumption patterns in rural areas of Sirjan, Iran. Dietary patterns, energy and nutrients intakes and food ideology. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 28, 105-117.
 
Douglas, J. (1989). Food type preferences and trends among Afreo-Caribbeans in Britain. In J. K. Cruickshank & D. G. Beevers (Eds.), The ethnic factors in health and disease (pp. 249-254). London: Wright.
 
Duchon, D. A. (1999). Nutrition education for New Americans Project. Retrieved July 15, 2008, from http://monarch.gsu.edu/multiculturalhealth
 
Duyff, R.L., Sanjur, D., & Nelson, H.Y. (1975). Food behavior and related factors of Puerto Rican American teenagers. Journal of Nutrition Education, 7, 99-103.
 
Dwyer, R. (2004). Editorial: The cultural meaning of food in South Asia. South Asia Research, 24(1), 5-7.
 
Edmons, V.M. (2005). The nutritional patterns of recently immigrated Honduran women. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 16(3), 226-235.
 
Ehret, D. (2002). Becoming more culturally sensitive. Health Care Food Nutrition Focus, 18(7), 10-12.
 
Elder, J., Sallis, J.F., et al. (1999). Factors affecting selection of restaurants by Anglo- and Mexican-American families. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 99(7), 856-858.
 
Elder, J.P., Candelaria, J., et al. (1998). Initial results of 'Language for Health': Cardiovascular disease nutrition education for English-as-a-Second-Language students. Health Education Research, 13(4), 567-575.
 
ElGindy, G. (2005). Cultural competence. Understanding Buddhist patients' dietary needs: Because immigrants from Asian countries with large Buddhist populations are a rapidly growing minority group in the U.S., it's important for nurses to understand Buddhist patients' beliefs about health, illness, and food. Minority Nurse, 49-52. Retrieved July 16, 2008, from http://www.minoritynurse.com/features/health/05-03-05a.html
 
ElGindy, G. (2005). Cultural competence Q&A. Meeting Jewish and Muslim patients' dietary needs: Nurses' sensitivity to these patients' religious dietary requirements--and how strictly each individual patient chooses to follow them--can play an important role in the healing process. Minority Nurse, 56-58. Retrieved July 16, 2008, from http://www.minoritynurse.com/features/health/03-01-05f.html
 
Elkort, M. (1991). The secret life of food: A feast of food and drink history, folklore, and fact. Los Angeles: J. P. Tarcher.
 
Escobar, A. (1999). Are all food pyramids created equal? Family Economics and Nutrition Review, 12(Winter), 75-77.
 
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Evert, A.B. (1999). Ethnic and regional food practices: A series. Diabetes Spectrum, 12(1), 56, 59.
 
Fagerli, R. A. A., Lien, M. E., Botten, G. S., & Wandel, M. (2005). Role dilemmas among health-workers in cross-cultural patient encounters around dietary advice. Scandanavian Journal of Public health, 33(5), 360-369.
 
Ferro-Luzzi, A. & Branca, F. (1995). Mediterranean diet, Italian-style: Prototype of a healthy diet. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 61(6), 1338S-1345S.
 
Fieldhouse, P. (1986). Food and nutrition: Customs and culture. Dover, NH: Croom Helm.
 
Fischler, C. (1999). The 'McDonaldization' of culture. In J. Flandrin & M. Montanari (Eds.), Food: A culinary history (pp. 531-547). New York: Columbia University Press.
 
Fishman, C., Evans, R., et al. (1988). Warm bodies, cool milk: Conflicts in post partum food choice for Indochinese women in California. Social Science & Medicine, 26(11), 1125-1132.
 
Food & culture -Africa. (2008). Bibliography for study on African food and culture. Retrieved July 24, 2008, from http://lilt.ilstu.edu/rtdirks/AFRICA.html
 
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Freedman, R.L. (1981). Human food uses: A cross-cultural, comprehensive annotated bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
 
Freedman, R.L. (1983). Human food uses: A cross-cultural comprehensive annotated bibliography, supplement. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
 
Freimer, N., Echenberg, D., et al. (1983). Cultural variation--nutrition and clinical implications. Western Journal of Medicine, 139, 928-933.
 
Gee, C. & Vargas, M. (1988). Chinese American. In C. Patel & M. Denny (Eds.), Cultural foods and renal diets for the clinical dietitian. San Mateo, CA: National Kidney Foundation of Northern California.
 
Gifford, K.D. (1998). The Mediterranean diet as a food guide: The problem of culture and history: A comment. Nutrition Today, 33(6), 233-243.
 
Glants, M. & Toomre, J. (1997). Food in Russian history and culture. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
 
Gomel, J.N. & Zamora, A. (2007). English- and Spanish-speaking Latina mothers' beliefs about food, health, and mothering. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 9(4), 359-367.
 
Gonzales, N. (1966). Filipino culture and food habits. Philippine Journal of Nutrition, 19, 194-201.
 
Gordon, B.H.J., Kang, M.S.Y., Cho, P., & Sucher, K.P. (2000). Dietary habits and health beliefs of Korean-Americans in the San Francisco Bay area. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 100(10), 1198-1201.
 
Gorodetskaya, I., Matel, J., et al. (2000). Issues in renal nutrition for persons from the former Soviet Union. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 10(2), 98-102.
 
Greenberg, M.R., Schneider, D., et al. (1998). Region of birth and black diets: The Harlem Household Survey. American Journal of Public Health, 88(8), 1199-1202.
 
Greenhalgh, T., Helman, C., et al. (1998). Health beliefs and folk models of diabetes in British Bangladeshis: A qualitative study. British Medical Journal, 316(7136), 978-983.
 
Grivetti, L. (1995). Morning meals: North American and Mediterranean breakfast patterns: The European Anglo-Saxon heritage. Nutrition Today, 30(1), 24-29.
 
Grunert, K.G. (1997). What's in a steak? A cross-cultural study on the quality perception of beef. Food Quality and Preference, 8(3), 157-174.
 
Guendelman, S. & Abrams, B. (1994). Dietary, alcohol, and tobacco intake among Mexican-American women of childbearing age: Results from HANES data. American Journal of Health Promotion, 8(5), 363-372.
 
Gunaratnam, Y. (2001). Eating into multiculturalism: Hospice staff and service users talk food, 'race', ethnicity, culture and identity. Critical Social Policy, 21(3), 287-310.
 
Guthman, J. (2003). Fast food--organic food: Reflexive tastes and the making of yuppie chow. Social and Cultural Geography, 4(1), 45-58.
 
Haq, A.S. (2003). Report on Somali Diet. Common dietary beliefs and practices of Somali participants in WIC  nutrition education groups. Retrieved July 16, 2008, from http://ethnomed.org/ethnomed/clin_topics/nutrition/somali_diet_report.html
 
Hardinge, F., & Hardinge, M. (1992). The vegetarian perspective and the food industry. Food Technology, 46(10), 114-116,121.
 
Harris, M. & Ross, E.B. (1987). Food and culture: Towards a theory of human food habits. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.
 
Harris, M. (1992). The cultural ecology of India's sacred cattle. Current Anthropology, 33(1), S261-S276.
 
Harris, M. (1998). Good to eat: Riddles of food and culture. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.
 
Hartini, T.N.S., Padmawati, R.S., Lindholm, L., Surjono, A., & Winkvist, A. (2005). The importance of eating rice: Changing food habits among pregnant Indonesian women during the economic crisis. Social Science & Medicine, 61(1), 199-210.
 
Hartley, B. A., & Hamid, F. (2002). Investigation into the suitability and accessibility of catering practices to inpatients from minority ethnic groups in Brent. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 15(3), 203-209.
 
Hassel, C.A. (2006). Woodlands wisdom: A nutrition program interfacing indigenous and biomedical epistemologies. Journal of Food Science & Behavior, 38(2), 114-120.
 
Haudek, C., Rorty, M., et al. (1999). The role of ethnicity and parental bonding in the eating and weight concerns of Asian-American and Caucasian college women. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 25(4), 425-433.
 
Henquin, N., Trostler, N., et al. (1994). Nutritional risk factors and breast cancer in Jewish and Arab women. Cancer Nursing, 17(4), 326-333.
 
Horswill, L.J. & Yap, C. (1999). Consumption of foods from the WIC food packages of Chinese prenatal patients on the US west coast. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 99(12), 1549-1553.
 
Huang, Y-W., & Ang, C.Y.W. (1992). Vegetarian foods for Chinese Buddhists. Food Technology, 46(10), 105-106,108.
 
Hung, S.S., McPhee, S.J., et al. (1995). Dietary intake patterns of Vietnamese in California. Journal of Nutrition Education, 27(2), 63-68.
 
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Huntington, S. (2000, August 8). Who wants bugs for lunch? The Christian Science Monitor, pp. 18-19.
 
IIechukwu, S. T. (1985). Food dreams and illness among Nigerians: A pilot study. Psychiatric Journal of the University of Ottawa, 10(2), 84-89.
 
Ikeda, J. (1998). Hmong American food practices, customs, and holidays. Chicago: American Dietetic Association.
 
Ikeda, J.P., Ceja, D.R., Glass, R.S., Harwood, J.O., Lucke, K.A., & Sutherland, J.M. (1991). Food habits of the Hmong living in central California. Journal of Nutrition Education, 23(4), 168-174.
 
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Ishihara, J., Bobitt, N., et al. (1999). Typical food selections of Japanese children living in the United States: Comparison with the recommendations of the USDA food guide pyramid. Ecology of Food and Nutrition: An International Journal, 37(6), 503.
 
James, D.C. (2004). Factors influencing food choices, dietary intake, and nutrition-related attitudes among African Americans: Application of a culturally sensitive model. Ethnicity and Health, 9(4), 349-367.
 
Jarosz, L.A. (1990). Intercultural communication in assessing dietary habits: Liberia as an example. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 90(8), 1094-1099.
 
Jerome, N.W. (1997). Culture-specific strategies for capturing local dietary intake patterns. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 65(4), 1166S-1167S.
 
Jones, S. & Taylor, B. (2001). Food writing and food cultures: The case of Elizabeth David and Jane Grigson. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 4(2), 171-188.
 
Jonsson, I.M., Wallin, A., Hallberg, L.R.M., & Gustafsson, I. (2002). Choice of food and food traditions in pre-war Bosnian-Herzegovina: Focus group interviews with immigrant women in Sweden. Ethnicity and Health, 7(3), 149-162.
 
Kassam-Khamis, T., Nanchahal, K., et al. (1999). Development of an interview-administered food-frequency questionnaire for use amongst women of South Asian ethnic origin in Britain. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 12(1), 7-19.
 
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Keller, C., Fleury, J., & Rivera, A. (2007). Visual methods in the assessment of diet intake in Mexican American women. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 29(6), 758-773.
 
Kilara, A., & Iya, K.K. (1992). Food and dietary habits of the Hindu. Food Technology, 46(10), 94,96,98,100-102,104.
 
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Kittler, P.G. & Sucher, K.P. (2004). Food and culture (4th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.
 
Kittler, P.G. & Sucher, K.P. (2004). Chapter 8: Africans. In Food and culture. (pp. 181- 203). Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth Publishing
 
Kleinman, R.E. (2004). Cultural considerations in feeding children (5th ed). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.
 
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Lee, H., Tseng, R., et al. (1990). Dietary habits, health beliefs, and food practices of elderly Chinese women. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 90(4), 579-580.
 
Lee, M. (2001). Immigrant women's health: Nutritional assessment and dietary intervention. Western Journal of Medicine, 175(2), 133-137.
 
Lee, S., Sobal, J., & Frongillo, E.A. (1999). Acculturation and dietary practices among Korean Americans. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 99(9), 1084-1089.
 
Lee, S., Sobal, J., et al. (1999). Acculturation, food consumption, and diet-related factors among Korean Americans. Journal of Nutrition Education, 31(6), 321-330.
 
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