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A Report on Cultural Heritage

A Report on Cultural Heritage

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A SUMMARY ON CULTURAL HERITAGEFOOD GENES SOCIALORGANIZATIONCOMMUNICATION &SPACETIMEORIENTATIONHEALTH CARE BELIEFSAND PRACTICESFILIPINO
Rice; Meat,seafood;3 meals a daywith snacks;form of socializationSensitive toadverseeffects of alcohol;LactoseintolerantNuclear +extended;patriarchal;women enjoysocietal status;utang na loob,bayanihanTagalog, English;Silence, Expressive Eyes;Rural folks are moreconservative when itcomes to showingaffection; shy,nonagrressive, use of words to show respectPast-oriented;Future-oriented; Poorobservers of punctualityMagico-religious;intimate family largelyinfluence decisions;Doctor as major decisionmaker; Westernmedicine, integratedwith alternative healthpractitioners
JAPANESE
Rice, gohan;Herbs formedicinalpurposes;eatingbalancing foods(yin/yang);Used ritually incelebrationsLactoseIntolerance,CVA due toSodiumcontent of food;cancer;asthmaNuclear; Lovenot requisitefor marriage,children mainconcern of parents; self-expression notvalued; girlstake care of boys, geishasJapanese, English; manlevels of formality,bowing, handshake,laughter, avoid directeye contact, dont liketouching, avoidexpansive gestures,unusual facialexpressions, wholehand when pointing,silence, grunting, avoidPDAPast, presentand futureorientedConcepts of yin/yang,cleanliness, purity,spiritual devotion, bathein neck-deep water,exposure to beauty of nature; massage,reflexology, reiki, herbalmedicine, macrobioticdiet
CHINESE
Yin/yang of food; grains,vegetables,fruit and meat;regional cuisineThalassemia, LactoseIntolerance,Hantavirus,Spontaneoushypoglycemia, HPN,food-associatedExtendedfamily, strongfilial tendency;Maledominance,traditional roleof women, MEgenerationMandarin; may soundloud, silence, smile,handshake, resevedgestures; avoiddisagreeing, touching,PDA, direct eye contact;whole hand whenpointing, ask how toaddress themAdjusts to thepresent;focuses oncompletion of the presentand oftenimplementsone activity ata timeFatalism, interplay of yin/yang; feng shui,colors and numbers;Acupuncture, cupping,herbology, qi jong
 
deficiencies,TB,HepatitisB
INDIAN
Vegetarian,prohibits beef;Rice, bread;combination of flavors;Right hand foreatingThalassemia, G6PD,Lactoseintolerance;susceptibletowaterborneand fooddiseases,mentalillnessExtended; Mendominant,authoritative,Womenpassive; CasesystemHindi, English; head &hand gestures, silence,eye contact, avoid PDAand touching;Past, presentand futureorientedTotal harmony withnature, balance of elements; ayurveda.,pancharma, yoga
MEXICAN
Rice; spicy, richin color,texture andflavor; form of socializationVit Adeficiency,anemia,Lactoseintolerance,alcoholism,drugaddiction,Cardiacdiseases,DMFamily, blendedcommunalfamilies,patriarchal;Machismocomplex; socialstatus highlyvaluedSpanish; loud,seemingly disorganized,small talk, touching,handshake, smile, avoideye contact with olderpeople, more formaltitles to non-familymembers; address withrespect andpersonalismo, directquestions to dominantmember of the groupPresentoriented,relaxedconcept of timeHot-cold theory,supernatural causes,stress, envy; folkpractitioners, health careprofessionals
ARABIAN
Kosher meat;prohibits alcohol,drug abuse, fishwithout scales,meat
 G6PD, sicklecell anemia,thalassemia,Cardiacdisease,Extended; Mendominant role,women satisfyhusbandsneeds, care of Arabic, behaveconservatively, steadyeye contact, avoid withwomen, acceptable totouch if of same sex, doPredestination; punctual;seek care for actualsymptoms; birth rites,circumcision, lifeinterventions, euthanasiaprohibited, synthetic
 
Diabetes,sedentarylifestylechildren; sonsprotect sisters,daughterssource of emotionalsupport;childbearingwomen wearhijab; talaq ispracticed,dowry inmarriagenot compliment beautyof women to hosthuman insulin; burialASAP, completely coverbody, feet towardsMecca, family of samesex should wash deadbody, corpse not leftalone, notify nearestIslamic center to prayand read from theQuran
BLACKS
High in fat, lessfiber, fewerfruits andveggies; soulfoodSickle Cellanemia,HPN,Cancer,Lactoseintolerance,Obesity,PicaDiabetes,STDsLarge, extendedfamilynetworks; manysingle parenthouseholds,stong churchaffiliations,socialorganizationsBlack English, Pidgin,Gullah; openly expressfeeling to SO, expressivegestures, humor, avoiddirect eye contact,touch used freely,comfortable with closepersonal spacePast, futureoriented;punctualPain; voodoo, homeremedies
ANGLO-AMERICAN
Steak,potatoes,veggies, salad,deserts;packagedfoods, fullyprepared mealsoutside of homeThalassemia, Cardiacdisease,breast CA,diabetesNuclear; doing,independentequality of sexes,materialistic,youth & beauty,reliance onfacts, generous,helpfulEnglish, spoken withaccent; direct, informal,ask many questions,small talk; moderatevoice, few gestures,direct eye contact,handshake, PDA iscommon; often seek toincrease space, requireTime is gold,futureoriented, valuepersonal goals;may vary withSESGerms cause disease,Aggressive approach onillness, trend towardsalternative medicine;drug culture

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