Under- and Over-Nutrition Among Refugees in San Diego County, California

  title={Under- and Over-Nutrition Among Refugees in San Diego County, California},
  author={Amanda J. Rondinelli and Meghan D Morris and Timothy C. Rodwell and Kathleen S. Moser and Paulino Paida and Steve T. Popper and Kimberly C. Brouwer},
  booktitle={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
Resettled refugees often arrive in their host country with little knowledge of nutrition or available food choices. We explored nutrition-related issues of recent refugee arrivals to San Diego County—the second largest California resettlement site. In-depth interviews (n = 40) were conducted with refugees, health care practitioners, and refugee service organizations. Content analysis identified nutrition-related themes. Unhealthy weight gain after arrival was the most common concern and was… CONTINUE READING

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