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Author (up) Fuster, M. url  doi
  Title “We like Fried Things”: Negotiating Health and Taste among Hispanic Caribbean Communities in New York City Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Ecology of Food and Nutrition Abbreviated Journal Ecol Food Nutr  
  Volume 56 Issue 2 Pages 124-138  
  Keywords Adult; *Cooking; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Female; *Food Analysis; *Food Preferences; Hispanic Americans; Humans; Male; New York City; Puerto Rico; Taste; Young Adult; Emigration and immigration; Hispanic Americans; New York City; qualitative research  
  Abstract The study was conducted to understand fried-food (FF) consumption among Hispanic Caribbean (HC) communities in New York City. Data were collected through qualitative interviews with 23 adults self-identified as Cuban, Dominican, or Puerto Rican. Most informants considered FFs an important part of their traditional diet. Potential explanations included taste, cost, convenience, and the emotive values attached to FF. FF consumption was contextualized in local foodscapes. Results include strategies to diminish FF consumption and differences across HC groups and migratory generations. The relevance for future nutrition interventions addressing health disparities in this community is discussed.  
  Address a Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences , City University of New York-Brooklyn College , Brooklyn , New York , USA  
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  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 0367-0244 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes PMID:28059558 Approved no  
  Call Number ref @ user @ Serial 98032  
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