- Author: Myriam Grajales-Hall
The FAM Study (Familia Americana Moderna) released by Telemundo Media explores the evolution of the Latino family and its impact on television viewing habits and family influence on purchase decisions in key categories.
The study, conducted among over 1,000 Latino adults 18+, also provides a better understanding of the multi-family and extended family phenomenon and explores the role of culture and the situational and selective preference for the use of Spanish.
Findings showed 86 percent of Latinos identified the “family” as core to their Latino identity; 81 percent said...
- NDP news release: Myriam Grajales-Hall
U.S. Hispanics, particularly those foreign-born and Spanish-language dominant, claim to know more about nutrition than most people, but define nutrition in terms of quality as well as quantity, according to The NPD Group, a market research company. Filling and eating everything on-a-plate conveys that a person “eats well” and a nutritious meal was served, which is a symbol of good health among Spanish-language dominant and foreign-born U.S. Hispanics, according to insights shared in a
Low-income Americans also reap more gains from healthy eating
Although all Americans report better emotional health when they exercise frequently and eat fruits and vegetables regularly, low-income Americans experience an even bigger emotional boost from practicing these good health habits than do those at higher income levels.
These findings are based on 180,299 interviews with American adults conducted as part of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. The Emotional Health Index score is based on Americans' self-reports of positive and negative daily emotions, as well as self-reported clinical diagnoses of depression....
The nation’s Hispanic student population reached a number of milestones in 2011, according to an analysis by the Pew Hispanic Center.
For the first time, the number of 18- to 24-year-old Hispanics enrolled in college exceeded 2 million and reached a record 16.5 percent share of all college enrollments. For the first time, Hispanics are the largest minority group among the nation’s four-year college and university students.
In the nation’s public schools, for the first time, one-in-four public elementary school students were Hispanic. Among all pre-K through 12th grade public school students, a record 23.9 percent were Hispanic in 2011.
Today, with the high school completion rate among...
Adult Hispanic Millennials love traditional Latin foods and are more likely than non-Hispanics to cook with fresh ingredients. They are also more likely to enjoy cooking and to use fresh ingredients than their non-Hispanic peers, this according to a report by Insight Tr3s, based on an analysis of Simmons data on traditional foods and cooking habits among adult Hispanic Millennials (ages 18 to 29).
Among some of the findings:
Traditional Hispanic/Spanish and American Foods
- More than 8 out of 10 adult Hispanic Millennials enjoy eating traditional Hispanic/Spanish...