US Latinos urged to eat more fruit and vegetables
12 April 2012 Last updated at 18:13 BST
Poor nutrition has resulted in obesity rates in the US's Latin American community which are 25% higher than for other ethnic groups.
A group in Los Angeles is developing a project which aims to raise awareness among Latinos about the importance of eating fruit and vegetables.
Margarita Rodriguez reports.
Video produced by BBC Mundo's Valeria Perasso.