TR-Hispanic Paradox activity.docx - NTD 200 Hispanic/Latino/Mexican American Foodways and Health The Hispanic Health Paradox please click here to read

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NTD 200: Hispanic/Latino/Mexican American Foodways and Health The Hispanic Health Paradox: please click here to read the article on the Hispanic Health Paradox and complete the following questions and submit your work on D2L by the deadline. What is the Hispanic Health Paradox? The Hispanic Health Paradox is a phenomenon that focuses on statistics of Latin American immigrants living in the United States. The outcome of this paradox is due to selective forces such as social and cultural affects in Latin communities. Authors discuss cultural and social buffering: what is meant by this ( use reading and course Definitions page )? Social and cultural buffering is the phenomenon where belonging to a social or culture group may help protect against forms of disadvantage. The authors are concerned that the benefits of the Hispanic health paradox may not last—what are some of their concerns. As the health conditions in Mexico become worse, it has a simultaneous effect on the health
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  • Fall '08
  • Life expectancy, social buffering

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