Immigration and weight gain: Mexican-American women’s perspectivesUploader: Dokora 4 month ago Subscribe 4
So you have to do it all, and you have very little time. Birthplace, years of residence in the United States, and obesity among Mexican-American adults. The complex multi-generational social structure of many Mexican-American households makes it difficult for women to simply decide to change their eating habits, as their decisions are likely to have significant repercussions on the entire family network. Due to cultural differences, ethnic minorities and health care providers often have opposing views about the desirability of losing weight.