“Mexicans are looking back to traditional indigenous cuisine to help fight their obesity epidemic and for a way to discard the negative traditions of both Spanish and United States colonizers according to various sources and programs.

For Rubi Orozco, a public health consultant based in El Paso, Texas and the owner of the Healthy Traditions website, the return to indigenous cooking is important for both health and cultural reasons.”

LINK:  http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/01/13/fighting-obesity-preserving-culture-indigenous-mexican-cuisines-153079