refugee nutrition http://kalw.org en Learning to eat well in the land of plenty http://kalw.org/post/learning-eat-well-land-plenty <p>For most of us, thinking about our healthy eating habits happens maybe once a year at New Years, or right before swimsuit season. But for refugee kids, learning how to eat healthy in America is an entirely new challenge. In another story by reporter Shuka Kalantari, 15-year-old Ja Tu Marip, a foster child from Myanmar, didn&rsquo;t have a lot of access to junk food like candy and soda. In this story by Shuka&nbsp;Kalantari, Ja Tu&rsquo;s older sister Seng Raw talks about her adjustment to the American diet.</p><blockquote><p>SENG RAW MARIP: Basically the food in Burma is rice.</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 19:30:00 +0000 Shuka Kalantari 2973 at http://kalw.org Learning to eat well in the land of plenty Food reeducation as a refugee http://kalw.org/post/food-reeducation-refugee <p>Many refugees are children who come to this country without their parents. And many have little to no understanding of how to eat well in their new home.</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 18:30:00 +0000 Shuka Kalantari 2972 at http://kalw.org Food reeducation as a refugee