Critical Dietetics: Axiological Foundations

  • Jennifer BradyEmail author
  • Jacqui Gingras
Part of the Food Policy book series (FP)


The aim of this chapter is to firstly introduce the core values, theories, and methods of Critical Dietetics and, secondly, to discuss the implications of the core values and theories for critical dietetic praxis within traditional practice areas as well as through advocacy and activism.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Applied Human NutritionMount Saint Vincent UniversityHalifaxCanada
  2. 2.Department of SociologyRyerson UniversityTorontoCanada

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