Category Archives: Health

Healthy Eating Includes Cultural Foods


Healthy eating is sometimes seen as a necessary evil. On one hand, it’s essential to good health, but on the other, it’s suggestive of restriction and self-denial steeped in Eurocentrism. Even in the Caribbean, where I’m from, many nutrition programs are modeled on the American food pyramid, which then implies what healthy eating looks like […]

Healthy Eating Is Human: Joys, Challenges, and 3 Things You Can Do

avocados and sliced vegetables in containers in the fridge

If you ask a group of people what eating healthy means to them, you’ll probably get a different answer every time. For some, healthy eating means reining in a fast food habit or consuming more fruits and vegetables, while for others it may mean occasionally enjoying a piece of cake without feeling guilty. Still yet, […]