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Food habit changes of Chinese persons living in Lincoln, Nebraska.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  479484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Qualitative and quantitative changes in food habits of Chinese persons living in Lincoln, Nebraska, were evaluated. Findings indicated that these people do have a flexible attitude toward foods. Incorporation of American foods into their diet and a decreased consumption of Chinese foods showed that a continuous process of food-habit changing is occurring in this group. In particular, more American foods have been incorporated in their breakfast and lunch patterns, while for the dinner meal, the more traditional Chinese foods continue to be eaten. Factors related to the ease of adaptation to American food were investigated, and possible implications are suggested.
Authors:
G I Yang; H M Fox
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Dietetic Association     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0002-8223     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Diet Assoc     Publication Date:  1979 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-11-29     Completed Date:  1979-11-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503061     Medline TA:  J Am Diet Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  420-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
China / ethnology
Diet*
Family Characteristics
Feeding Behavior*
Female
Food Habits*
Hong Kong / ethnology
Humans
Language
Male
Middle Aged
Nebraska
Sex Factors
Social Adjustment
Taiwan / ethnology

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