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Opinion | Mindful Eating Could Rebuild Health for Communities of Color

Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:06 PM | TCME Admin (Administrator)

An editorial in FoodTank promotes mindful eating to improve health in communities of color. TCME's newest Board member, Alex Askew, is interviewed.

"There is a health crisis in low-income communities of color caused partly by poor nutrition. Many traditional and healthy eating habits have been abandoned due to migration, immigration, and high poverty. The predominance of fast food chains and poorly stocked corner stores in low-income neighborhoods limits the food choices people can make easily.

What’s the solution to rebuilding the health of these communities? The first step should be a strong focus on mindful eating, according to a group of black chefs, a pastor, food activists, and changemakers."

Read more at FoodTank.

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