KNOWLEDGE IS POWER* / FACTS
There is a health crisis among California Hispanic/Latinos. Heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes accounts for nearly 60% of all the deaths.
The risks factors are, H/L diet, physical activity, chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, overweight and obesity, cancer, food security, diabetes. 28% of California H/L rate their overall health status as fair or poor.
Healthier diets could prevent at least $71 billion per year in medical costs,
lost productivity and lost lives.