We read an article explaining how a return to traditional diets could help us eat more nutritiously and avoid illness while protecting the environment:https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/feb/03/indigenous-diets-fight-modern-illnesses
Vocabulary Top 10:
diet - the food that a person or animal usually eats (we normally think of the meaning ' the kind and amount of food that a person eats for a certain reason, such as to improve health or to lose weight' but it's not used in this way in this article
advocacy - the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal : the act or process of advocating something
counter - (verb) to do something in defense or in response to something
at stake - in a position to be lost or gained
comprise - to be made up of something; to include or consist of something
nomadic - a member of a group of people who move from place to place instead of living in one place all the time
millet - a type of grass that is grown for its seeds which are used as food
marginalised - someone in a powerless or unimportant position within a society or group
paddy - a wet field where rice is grown
push on - to force someone to accept something
Do you think you eat more traditional food for your area, or a more Westernised diet?
What are the traditional foods from your region?