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What Your Cravings Say About You
What Your Cravings Say About You
By Valerie Tejeda | 10/08/2012 - 10:00

Ever wonder why you crave certain foods? Dr. Alan R. Hirsch, head of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago studied the food cravings of almost 20,000 people for the last 25 years – and the results are causing some serious reactions. Nutritionist Marcus Avila shares with us how he interpreted the study and what your diet may say about your personality and what may be going on in your body. 


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White Rice
Arsenic in Rice: What You Should Know
By Valerie Tejeda | 09/29/2012 - 15:00

First it was juice, now it’s the rice! Recent reports revealing the amount of arsenic in our food is alarming to say the least. Consumer Reports and the US Food and Drug Administration both released reports last Wednesday revealing how much arsenic is present in rice as well as rice products. Both analyzed 200 samples from popular rice brand products for both brown and white rice. The results showed that many brands contained more arsenic than the Environmental Protection Agency allows in drinking water.


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Woman at Restaurant
7 Ways To Cut Calories At Restaurants
By Valerie Tejeda | 09/22/2012 - 15:00

While eating out is definitely a treat, you don’t have to ruin your whole diet in order to dine. (Seriously!) Nutritionist Marcus Avila gives us the shortcuts to keep us on track – even when dining out.


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Limon Pepino Gatorade
Do We Really Need Spanglish Gatorade?
By Samantha Leal | 08/14/2012 - 09:54

New Gatorade products are rolling out in the U.S., and this time, they're in Spanish. Limon Pepino (Lime Cucumber) and Sandia Citrus (Watermelon Citrus) are among the flavors of the new line Sabores de Mi Tierra, or "Flavors From Home." The new flavors are accompanied by new packaging: labels in both English and Spanish.


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Black bean and corn salad
The Latin Kitchen Has Launched!
By Latina Staff | 08/01/2012 - 11:02

It's finally here! The Latin Kitchen (www.TheLatinKitchen.com) the new food site from Latina, has launched! Check it out for the best recipes and menu ideas, food how-to's, entertaining tips and more. 


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The Healthiest Fast Food Picks
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/30/2012 - 19:00

Eating healthy on the go can be tricky! While fast food may not always be the healthiest choice, many popular food chains are offering low-calorie options so you don’t have to totally ruin your diet, even if you’re crunched for time. (Seriously.)


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white and red wine
The Beginner's Guide to Wine
By Alanna Nunez | 07/26/2012 - 17:00

It's 6:30 p.m. and you're at the grocery store hoping to pick up a bottle of wine for dinner with friends. Staring at rows and rows of bottles, you might be thinking, how do I know which one to pick? How do I know which one tastes good? And how can I pick a bottle that's high quality -- but won't break the bank? 

 


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Party Time: Patriotic Drinks for the Fourth!
By Samantha Leal | 07/03/2012 - 18:00

These red, white and blue drinks will get the party started in a big way. Cheers and happy fourth!


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8 Weird Latin Foods
By Iris Estrada | 05/09/2012 - 15:09

A new show called Around the World in 80 Plates is premiering tonight at 10 pm (EST) on Bravo, and we’re excited to see what dishes will represent the different countries of Latin America. After all, our food is so diverse that it would be hard to narrow the cuisine to just one plate. But there are some foods even we’d be reluctant to nibble. Would you dare try these exotic eats?


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Eight Vote Win: What Iowa Teaches Us about the Importance of Voting
By Viviana Hurtado | 01/05/2012 - 10:09

How many times have you heard, or even thought: “I’m not going to vote because...”

“I don’t have time.”

“My vote doesn’t count.”

“The candidates don’t reflect my views.”


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