Chef Leticia and Jean discuss the Type II Diabetes and its impact on our families. As we all know, ” Life Happens In The Kitchen” and they explore some of the social factors and cultural differences that impact what we cook and eat. This is part of an effort to promote a new documentary on the subject. Check out the information below or go to www.atouchofsugarfilm.com and get the link to the film. Important for “healthy aging” and our families.
Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Reinforces an Urgent Public Health Issue of Type 2 Diabetes with America’s DiabetesChallenge Program Hispanic celebrity chef rallies type 2 diabetes community during American Diabetes Month with A Touch of Sugar Type 2 diabetes is expected to affect more than 50% of Hispanic men and women in the U.S. over their lifetimes. November is American Diabetes Month, an opportune time to speak with Leticia Moreinos Schwartz—Latin chef specializing in healthy cuisine and author of three cookbooks—about her work with Merck on A Touch of Sugar as part of the America’s Diabetes Challenge program.
The documentary, which previewed at Tribecca is narrated by acclaimed actress, Viola Davis, and dives into the type 2 diabetes epidemic. Type 2 diabetes is expected to affect more than 50% of Hispanic men and women in the U.S. over their lifetimes. In the film, Leticia uses her passion for healthy cooking to help a Hispanic woman with type 2 diabetes improve her eating habits. Leticia also shares how her grandfather passed away from complications of type 2 diabetes and explores how the disease is a significant concern among the Hispanic community. People can tune in to watch the documentary when it airs nationally on FYI Network on November 23 at 10:30am ET.