Faculty Advisor(s)

Angelina M Maia

Associated Course

APN 620

Publication Date

Spring 2018



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This fact sheet is designed to educate nutrition professionals about the nutrition and cultural identity of Cuba through food. Traditional Cuban foods, recipes and social patterns around eating. Present historical health beliefs and implications on health prospect. Assess growing health concerns in response to influx of processed foods and post Cuban Revolution rationing. Includes Cuban-American culture and health statistics. This fact sheet is designed to meet an eight-grade literacy level to serve as an educational tool for diverse populations.

Material Type

Fact Sheet


© 2018 Elizabeth Westfeldt


Cuba, Cuban-American, nutrition, health beliefs, traditional cuisine, eating patterns, cultural identity




Written at an 8th grade reading level.

Food And Culture; Views And Patterns Of Nutrition In Cuba

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Nutrition Commons



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