The Kapurs and Rotary vs. a Malnourished USA
Sierra Sacramento Valley MedicineBy John Loofbourow, MD
GOPAL KAPUR HAS BEEN WIDELY regarded for his Center for Project Management (www. center4pm.com). But in recent years, he and his wife, Darlene, who live in Roseville, have devoted much of their energy to problems of malnutrition, and to Light1Candle, a program that supported a girls’ orphanage for a decade and now focuses on tuition for poor, bright children in Patiala, Punjab, India.
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by Amber Foster, Style MagazineWhen Roseville resident Gopal Kapur first came to the U.S. from northern India in 1962, the blandness of the food here was what surprised him most.
Food for a healthy American diet
Roseville resident hosts program to promote a healthy-heart, low-calorie diet
By Sena Christian, The Press Tribune
A few days after moving to the United States in 1962, Gopal Kapur went to dinner at his college dormitory’s cafeteria.
Kapur, who grew up in India, couldn’t speak English well at the time, so he simply nodded his head when servers asked if he wanted an item. He ended up with a slice of white meat, white bread and gravy on his plate.
Healthy – but inexpensive – meals are in the bag
New effort targets low-income families
By Anne Stokes Press Tribune Correspondent
Gopal Kapur was frustrated with what he saw on TV. The Roseville Rotarian, Family Green Survival president and long-time cook by hobby was infuriated by lawmakers’ publicized attempts to live on limited food budgets in the same manner as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients, purchasing overly-processed and nutrition-poor foods.
Eating Right When the Budget is Tight
From: SacBee Appetizers
Talk to Gopal Kapur of Roseville and you'll hear him preach about healthy meal plans that promote social and environmental awareness - while keeping it tasty at the same time. I wrote a profile of Kapur and his "Family Green Survival" food program, an approach to eating that combined raw and natural foods and occasional days of "survival eating" (consuming between 800 to 1,000 calories, which reflects the intake of poor people around the world).