Single Latina Moms Healthier Than Most
Latina Single Moms Healthier Than Most
By Grace Bastidas | 06/14/2011 - 12:00

Single mothers suffer poorer health than married moms, according to a new study conducted by sociologists at Ohio State. Researchers, who surveyed 3,000 single and married mothers, found that women who had children out of wedlock were worse off by the time they reached their 40’s, even if they tied the knot along the way.

Except for Latinas, that is.


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Joanna Garcia
JoAnna Garcia Swisher On How to Live Healthy
By Lee Hernandez | 06/09/2011 - 19:55

It is widely known that Cuban actress JoAnna Garcia Swisher is happily married to New York Yankees outfielder, Nick Swisher. However, these days, JoAnna, 31, is lending her celebrity to talk about another important relationship in her life — her relationship with her doctor. 


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Paulina Rubio Shares 5 Tips for a Sexy Body
Paulina Rubio's Top 5 Tips for a Sexy Summer Body
By Celestrellas | 06/09/2011 - 15:10
Paulina Rubio is back! After fighting depression over the traumatic loss of her father back in January and weathering rumors of turmoil in her marriage to Nicolás Vallejo Nájera, Paulina Rubio is a new woman. She's clearly rejuvenated by the time she took off to care for her baby boy, Andrea Nicolás. Oh and did we mention how amazing she looks? She's back in great shape after working hard to to lose the baby weight through rigorous workouts and healthier living.

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Latino Children Mirror Parents Poor Exercise Habits
Latino Children Mirror Poor Exercise Habits of Parents
By Irasema Romero | 04/15/2011 - 15:30

Latino parents may have more control over their children’s health than realized. A new study suggests the activity levels of Hispanic children closely parallel those of their parents.

The study, conducted by researchers from Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville, tracked the physical activity levels of 80 Hispanic parents and their preschool-aged children.  Three months worth of data showed that Hispanic parents play a significant role in setting patterns of physical activity for their children.


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Get in Shape Like Your Fave Celeb This Spring!
Get in Shape Like Your Fave Celeb This Spring!
By Grace Bastidas | 04/01/2011 - 13:00

Ever wonder how your favorite celebs stay in such great shape? Well, we've got their secrets, so before you start a new Spring regimen, check out these workouts! From Penelope Cruz's post-pregnancy plan to Sofia Vergara's curve-toning moves, there's something for everyone.


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Our Modern Latina Bride Learns The Meaning of ‘For Better or For Worse’
By Verky Arcos | 03/16/2011 - 09:56

In life there are ups and downs and in marriage, you commit to "better or worse, in sickness and health," right? Well, after being engaged I knew I was ready to take that on.  I envisioned Hec and I as two little old people taking care of one another and having silly, unimportant bickering like only two people that have spent their entire lives together can do.


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Sofia Vergara Share 6 Tips on Being Sexy
Sofia Vergara Shares 6 Tips on Being Sexy
By Mariela Rosario | 02/17/2011 - 10:30

Sofia Vergara is on the cover of Shape magazine this month and the curvy Modern Family actress shared her 6 rules of being sexy with the editors. Check out her tips and tell us if you agree!

Sofia Vergara's 6 Rules of Attraction


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Fitness Must Haves for 2011
LATINA's 2011 Fitness Must-Haves
By Miranda Noland | 01/09/2011 - 13:00

It's one week into the new year. How are you doing on your new year's resolutions? A majority of resolutions center around getting thinner and healthier. If you are anything like us, you may need some bright new gear or a virtual personal trainer to help you keep your butt in gear. It's the perfect way to reward yourself for sticking to your goals!


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New Year, New You: 8 Tips on Keeping Your Resolutions
New Year, New You: 8 Tips on How to Keep Your Resolutions
By Dorkys Ramos | 01/07/2011 - 12:30

How many of us compile a long list of resolutions that will surely turn us into much better versions of our current selves only to crash and burn miserably around, oh, week two?

Trading old habits for new ones can be difficult and takes serious commitment, but if you learn what makes a successful resolution you’ll increase your chances of making it into February with your goals and motivation still intact.


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Facebook Game Launched to Help Educate Latinos on Diabetes
Facebook Game Launched to Help Educate Latinos on Diabetes
By Mariela Rosario | 11/14/2010 - 12:00

Did you know that Latinos are twice as likely to have diabetes than our Caucasian counterparts? In fact, around 10 percent of Hispanics (two million of us) are reported to have diabetes.

To mark World Diabetes Day on November 14th, HealthSeeker Explorando tu Salud, Paso a Paso was created. Healthseeker is a Facebook application that aims to help the nearly 10 million Latino who use the social networking site by providing lifestyle and nutritional tips to manage diabetes.


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