Tag: obesity

  • How the Other Half Eats

    Folks, today you can find my blog post “How the Other Half Eats” on one of my favorite food blogs theeatenpath.com. I make the argument that Occupy Wall Street is opening the door to a national conversation about inequalities in our food production system. Give it a read and give me your thoughts!

  • Does Racial Discrimination Cause Obesity?

    The United States is not only the land of opportunity, but also the land of obesity. In 2000, approximately 16% of immigrants in the United States were obese, compared to 22% of native-born Americans. Immigrants eventually close in on native-born Americans, as longer duration in the United States is associated with greater obesity, and by […]