Fighting Obesity & Preserving Culture With Indigenous Mexican Cuisines

“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.”


Iris Rodriguez

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