Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz is cooking up Brazilian food and raising awareness for type 2 diabetes in the Latin community. Tune into this HRN Community Session to hear Eddie Shumard and Leah Eden talk with Chef Leticia about Brazilian ingredients and her traditional recipes. Why are Latin populations at higher risk for diabetes? Hear Chef Leticia talk about the importance of portion control, as well as the need to substitute healthier alternative ingredients into certain dishes. Hear about Chef Leticia’s work with Merck, and the “Cuida tu Diabetes, Cuida tu CorazÃ³n” program. Chef Leticia advocates for more mindful food preparation and an abstention from processed foods. Take control of your lifestyle; tune in to this program to learn more about health and home cooking! Thanks to our sponsor, The International Culinary Center. Today’s music has been provided by Idgy Dean.
“I see a high risk of type 2 diabetes in the Latin community. It’s our duty to educate, empower, and take control of our lifestyle.” [10:45]
— Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on HRN Community Sessions