Meanings of food, eating and health among African Nova Scotians: ‘certain things aren't meant for Black folk'

@article{Beagan2012MeaningsOF,
  title={Meanings of food, eating and health among African Nova Scotians: ‘certain things aren't meant for Black folk'},
  author={B. Beagan and G. Chapman},
  journal={Ethnicity \& Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={513 - 529}
}
Objective. Most research on food, ethnicity and health in Canada is focused on the dietary acculturation of first of second generation migrants. ‘Failure’ to adopt nutritional guidelines for healthy eating is generally understood as lack of education or persistence of cultural barriers. In this study we explore the meanings of food, health, and well-being embedded in the food practices of African Nova Scotians, a population with a 400-year history in Canada. Design Design. Qualitative… Expand
Dietary acculturation among black immigrant families living in Ottawa—a qualitative study
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