Food Attitudes to Actualize Community Nutrition Education

  • Marina Flores
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 7)


Dietary patterns are culturally determined, but limited by the availability of food products. Economic and educational factors are important and largely determine the acceptance of new food products. For the success of a nutrition education program, however, it is necessary to observe the food attitudes of the people in their own environment.


Preschool Child Nutrition Education Guatemala City Nutrition Education Program Educational Factor 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marina Flores
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  1. 1.Division of Applied NutritionInstitute of Nutrition of Central America and PanamaGuatemala CityGuatemala

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