Culturally Appropriate Food In American Culture

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Food and vegetables are the important part of the South Asian culture and their culturally appropriate diets (Kahane et. al., 2013, Campbell, 2016, and Sharma et. al., 2014). The lack of culturally appropriate food may cause the intake of unhealthy or highly processed foods and may affect the health condition (Burns, 2004). On the other hand, the sufficient fruit and vegetables lower the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes and heart diseases (Quadir and Danesh, 2010, Kandola et. al., 2016). They think that culturally appropriate food is healthier and fresher and nutritious. However, the price of the ethnic vegetables is often higher than regular Canadian stores. It affects the affordability of immigrants, especially those who are new in
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