What You Think About Latino Foods and Healthy Eating is Probably Wrong

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Anyone who has tried to eat "healthy" has probably experienced some challenges in keeping our beloved Latino foods in their new eating habits. After all, tamales, tacos, and pernil don't usually come to mind when thinking about "healthy" eating.

But what if we told you this is entirely wrong and getting your nutrition on point doesn't mean having to cut out taquizas and coqui drinks? Dr. Adrian Chavez, a nutritionist, explains.

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