Salud Tiene Sabor: a model for healthier restaurants in a Latino community.

  title={Salud Tiene Sabor: a model for healthier restaurants in a Latino community.},
  author={Carmen R Nevarez and Mariah S Lafleur and Liz U Schwarte and Beth Rodin and Pri de Silva and Sarah E. Samuels},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={44 3 Suppl 3},
BACKGROUND The prevalence of overweight and obesity in children has risen nationally in recent decades, and is exceptionally high in low-income communities of color such as South Los Angeles CA. Independently owned restaurants participating in the Salud Tiene Sabor program at ethnic foods marketplace Mercado La Paloma in South Los Angeles are responding to the childhood obesity crisis by posting calories for menu items and providing nutrition information to patrons. PURPOSE To evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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