Some dietary beliefs in Chinese folk culture.

  title={Some dietary beliefs in Chinese folk culture.},
  author={Betty Chang},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={65 4},
  • Betty Chang
  • Published 1974 in Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Chang suggests that traditional Chinese philosophical views of the universe consisting of 2 opposing components the Yin and the Yang influence dietary habits and that dietitians in the United States working with Chinese communities must be aware of this influence. A balance of a number of factors including hot and cold foods is thought to relate to health. Also, food preferences based on cultural eating patterns should be considered by dietitians when planning therapeutic lists particularly… CONTINUE READING

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