High Risk Nutritional Practices

Examine the high-risk nutritional behaviors associated with different cultures. Identify the historical perspectives, belief systems, and other factors associated with these high-risk nutritional behaviors for each culture. Write a 1,500-3,000-word paper on your findings in which you accomplish the following:

  1. Summarize the high risk-nutritional behaviors practiced among two or three different cultures.
  2. Discuss the historical perspectives and belief systems of these cultures that influence the high-risk nutritional behaviors.
  3. Discuss the role of the health care provider in caring for individuals with high-risk behaviors for each culture. These may include, but are not limited to (a) education, (b) family roles, (c) spiritual beliefs, (d) health care practices, and (e) drug and alcohol use.

This paper requires minimum of two outside resources in addition to the textbook. Be sure resources are current within the last five years.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.