How migrants’ traditional cuisines cost them calories

Posted by on May 4, 2016 6:14 pm
Categories: health

When migrants move, they often try to keep eating their native cuisine. But a new study reveals an economic tension underneath this practice: Migrants who hang on to their old cuisines often pay more to eat, because they tend to move to places where their familiar foods are more expensive. In turn, poor migrants on tight budgets must reduce the amount of calories they can consume.

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