Fast food and corner stores outnumber supermarkets and farmers’ markets in many Latino neighborhoods.
This results in overconsumption of unhealthy foods.
Fortunately, healthy food financing initiatives can boost access to healthy, affordable foods by way of supermarkets, farmers’ markets, and corner stores
Also, strategies are emerging to reduce sugary drink consumption and increase access to water for Latino and all kids.
Take action for better food and drinks for Latinos!
Fruits, veggies, water, and other health options are often unavailable. Here are ways you can help.
See our recent #SaludWater health campaign, which promotes awareness and grassroots actions to inspire local change to give Latino children more access to drinking water!
Latino kids’ body weight outcomes improved when the number of supermarkets in their area increased. There are many more ways inject healthier options at corners stores and farmers markets!
Check out how people have started community gardens to bring residents together to boost local access to fresh produce, and find resources and inspiration to do the same in your area!Get ideas to add better food!
Stephen Lucke learned a shocking fact as a college student in San Antonio, Texas (63% Latino): Life’s most serious health issues can be prevented ...
Latino kids tend to live in neighborhoods with more access to fast food restaurants and less access ...Resource