Explain what nutrition is and why it is important. Describe the characteristics of a healthy diet and provide supporting examples. Identify at least two (2) factors (other than culture) that can impact a person's food choices and provide a specific example for each. Research a culture (e.g., ethnic, religious, dietary) where specific food restrictions are dictated and address the following: Describe the restrictions. Explain how the restrictions could make it difficult for an individual to achieve a healthy diet. What dietary alternatives could be incorporated to overcome the dietary restrictions? Cite at least 3 credible references and present the resources in APA format on the References page. For information about researching a topic and assessing the credibility of resources, consult the resources below.