5 Unhealthy Trends that Need to Go Out of Style
5 Unhealthy Trends that Need to Go Out of Style
By Nichole Fratangelo | 06/17/2015 - 11:53

The most recent health trend in the news may leave you baffled, confused and in dire need for some good TLC for your body. No worries – us too!


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7 Healthiest Latin Ingredients to Cook With (Plus Recipes!)
7 Healthiest Latin Ingredients to Cook With (Plus Recipes!)
By The Latin Kitchen | 01/15/2015 - 09:35

Think all Latin food is fattening, heavy, and all-around unhealthy? Think again.


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Diet Food Challenge: Which Live Up to Their Healthy Claims?
Diet Food Challenge: Which Live Up to Their Healthy Claims?
By The Latin Kitchen | 01/08/2015 - 08:00

It’s New Year’s resolution time again! For many of us, that means quitting carbs, alcohol, sugar, coffee – basically, everything we crave.


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Child Obesity in the Latino Community
By Ylonda Gault Caviness | 06/07/2010 - 13:00

To the school nurse, there is no question that "Roni," a cherub-faced third-grader who tips the scales at more than 90 pounds and stands under four feet tall, is obese. At recess, she struggles to keep up with her classmates in a simple game of tag—panting near exhaustion and calling "time out" early and often.

"The poor baby has it bad," says Carla Hostos, part-time nurse for Roni’s Newark, N.J., school district. "Problem is, her mom thinks those rolls are baby fat. She insists that back in her country no one wants their kid to be skinny and sickly looking. What can you do?"


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Top 10 Easiest Weight Loss Tips of All Time
Top 10 Easiest Weight Loss Tips of All Time
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2008 - 14:57

If the idea of losing weight conjures up images of annoying diets, endless hours of sweating at the gym, and magical pills promoting empty promises, you’re not alone. A lot of people make drastic changes that are impossible to sustain or restrict themselves so much that they quickly lose their motivation when it comes to losing weight, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Tiny, virtually painless changes in your daily routine can go a long way and help to keep you motivated on your path to your weight loss goals.

It’s easy! You can start by:


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