Published in Health and Medicine Week, March 13th, 2006
Underpaid and overworked, Salinas farmworkers are eating at fast-food restaurants where the food is high fat but low cost. As a result, despite long hours working in the fields, the Latino farmworkers - particularly those single, young men living in the agricultural labor camps - are facing a very American problem: obesity.
"They often eat someplace that's cheap and fast with...
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