Mexico 's Environment : Mexico Essay

749 Words Nov 30th, 2015 3 Pages
Mexico’s environment faces many issues, Mexico has a host of environmental problems, including significant chemical pollution from factory discharges and waste dumping, but the main threat to its biodiversity probably stems from deforestation and other natural habitat losses. Mexico’s main religion is Roman Catholic. 88 percent of the population is Roman Catholic. Mexican diet contains relatively high intakes of legumes and dietary fiber; it also was high in cholesterol. Contrary to our hypothesis, those consuming the traditional Mexican diet pattern had high BMI and waist circumference values, which did not differ significantly from other groups.
Commonly used foods in Mexico include Refried beans (frijoles refritos) is a dish of cooked and mashed beans and is a traditional staple of Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine. Another Mexican food commonly used are Tortilla Mexican Spanish it also means "little cake" in Spanish, and refers to several different foods eaten in various Spanish speaking countries and parts of the United States. In Mexico, Central America, as well as in English, "tortilla" refers to a flatbread made from corn or wheat. Another commonly used food would be A burrito, or taco de harina, is a type of Mexican food. It consists of a flour tortilla wrapped or folded around a filling. The flour tortilla is usually lightly grilled or steamed, to soften it and make it more pliable. In Mexico, refried beans, Mexican rice, or meat are usually the only fillings and the…

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