Sunday, June 23, 2024

Latino Food Purchases Most Influenced By Family, Emotional Values

By Hope Gillette, Saludify While acculturation may have a significant impact on the diet of the millions of Hispanics in the country, data from The Multi-Cultural Latino Consumer study indicates the family experience is still what drives most of the Latino food purchases and choices. According to the data, though the Latino population in the U.S. is diverse, […]

Eat Healthy But Cuidado With Superfoods

Are you familiar with superfoods? A story in The Guardian this week highlighted an issue that has been popping up in recent years: our “superfoods” are the regular foods of communities in other places. One case in example is quinoa from Bolivia—and how with our increased consumption, there is a negative impact on the communities that produce it. […]

Latinos Meet More Heart-Healthy Goals than Other Groups

Research has found that Latino-Americans have better blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels compared to any other racial and ethnic group in the United States. The study, which analyzed data from 16,000 Latino-American adults, found that 5% of Latino-Americans met six of the seven heart-healthy goals delineated by the American Heart Association, which is higher […]

Guest Blogger: Melissa Boteach “Tackling Latino Child Hunger Will Bring Prosperity to All”

Last night San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro made an impassioned argument that investing in opportunity today leads to prosperity for all tomorrow. Telling the story of his own journey from a struggling family to the mayor of a major U.S. city, he underscored that, “My family’s story isn’t special. What’s special is the America that […]