Lack of access to healthy foods such as fresh produce makes it harder for many latinos to eat a healthy diet which may contribute to obesity. This is why our work is important. Your help is needed to educate the community about affordable healthy foods. Tell them about our important work at Borderlands Food Bank, providing direct access to healthy produce for families.
Many Latino families do not have access to healthy affordable foods, but a variety of policy initiatives and food subsidies may improve the food environment and add more supermarkets and farmers’ markets in underserved communities. Find out more in this video or in the Salud America! research package on this topic at www.salud-america.org/research.