Latinos are the largest and fastest-growing ethnically diverse group in the U.S.; they are
also the most overweight. Mexico is now second to the U.S. in experiencing the worst epidemic of
obesity in the world. Objectives of this study were to (1) conduct a systematic review of obesity-
based recommendations to inform culturally relevant strategies targeting obesity.
Authors: Christina K. Holub, John P. Elder, Elva M. Arredondo, Simón Barquera, Christina M. Eisenberg, Luz María Sánchez Romero, Juan Rivera, Felipe Lobelo, Eduardo J. Simoes