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“Meals on Wheels” – Telemundo Oklahoma

“Meals on Wheels” – Telemundo Oklahoma

by Cecilia Hernandez-Cromwell. This video originally aired on Telemundo Oklahoma. The Spanish-language video embedded below includes English subtitles. A full English transcript is included below. To be independent is something very important for human beings from the...
What’s Behind My Mother’s Obsession With Food?

What’s Behind My Mother’s Obsession With Food?

by Jaya Padmanabhan. This article originally appeared in India Currents. “What did you eat today?” my mother, Sarada, begins her phone conversation with my twenty-three-year-old daughter in New York. When my daughter explains that she made rasam and sautéed...
The Importance of Food Sovereignty

The Importance of Food Sovereignty

by Kayla Sawyer. This article originally appeared on the NICOA blog. A poor diet now causes more deaths than tobacco smoking and high blood pressure. A healthier diet pattern is associated with 25 percent lower likelihood of developing physical impairment with aging....