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Minority ethnic communities: case studies

Minority ethnic people in Scotland face barriers to their health and wellbeing for reasons as diverse as their communities. Diet and nutrition is an important part of this, and so inclusive community food projects think about healthy recipes tailored for ethnic diets and culture. Some issues to consider are the availability of traditional foods, religion and dietary laws and food beliefs.

The Dixon Community – minority ethnic lunch club for older people

Rice, curry, nan bread and salad

This case study is kept here for historical record. The project was a centre for frail older people from the minority ethnic community where their cultural and religious needs are recognised. The lunch club provided the opportunity for members to enjoy a healthy meal in the company of friends.

Read ‘The Dixon Community – minority ethnic lunch club for older people’ here