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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6 Simple Ways To Burn Calories
By Valerie Tejeda | 08/14/2012 - 14:00

You know that going to the gym can keep you fit, but what other things can help? We talked to Colombian-born fitness expert Ingrid Macher to find out the simple, everyday things you can do to stay trim. Read on for easy ways to burn calories.


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5 Healthy Foods That Are Good For You & Your Skin
By Helen Troncoso | 08/09/2012 - 14:00

Summer is a great time to eat foods that are at the peak of flavor and nutritional content. They not only taste great, but can help your skin, nails and more. Here are five foods that are not only good for you, but are have other surprising benefits or uses that you might not know about. 


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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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Healthy Eating Tips for Junk Food Addict Selena Gomez—And You Too!
By Latina Staff | 06/16/2011 - 12:30

Selena Gomez recently admitted that part of the reason she fell so sick over the weekend was that she is a junk food addict and was not eating right. With a schedule as crazy as hers, this is something that the former Disney teen queen really has to stay on top of—unless she wants to find herself in the hospital again! We can't really blame her, when life gets crazy busy (as it always seems to be for Gomez) it's hard to take the time out to really take care of yourself. 


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Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard
Recession Hits Latino Youth in Colorado Disproportionately Hard
By Fox News Latino | 03/14/2011 - 12:00

The recession has disproportionately affected Hispanic children in Colorado; driving up the number of Latino children in poverty, exacerbating both nutritional issues and higher rates of attempted suicides among Latino kids.


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Christina Aguilera Partners with World Food Programme to Help Haiti
By Mariela Rosario | 05/14/2010 - 16:39

Christina Aguilera traveled to Haiti earlier this week to meet children at two schools who have been receiving food through the World Food Programme's initiatives. Recently named a WFP Ambassador Against Hunger, Aguilera helped to serve the children meals of rice and beans and even set aside some time to sing "Happy Birthday to Haiti" with the kids as a symbol of the rebirth of the devastated nation.


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New Year, New You: How To Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions
By Mariela Rosario | 01/08/2010 - 14:00

We all get a chance to start over with the new year, and for many of us, this means making a pledge to take better care of ourselves. Almost everyone makes some sort of New Year’s resolution to lose weight or eat healthier, but by the time February rolls around, most of us will have given up on our well-intentioned goals.


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The Truth About Achieving Toned Abs
The Truth About Achieving Toned Abs
By Mariela Rosario | 06/04/2009 - 09:30

When it comes to getting a flat tummy, every girl feels pretty much the same: You work out and work out, but the little flab around your mid-section won't budge! So we went straight to the authorities to find out what can be done, once and for all, to get those elusive toned abs. Here's what nutritionist Christina Persaud and fitness expert Phoenix Carnevale had to say:

What are the best exercise moves and diets to follow if you want flat abs?


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New Year's Resolution for 2009? Eat More McDonald's!
By Dorkys Ramos | 01/06/2009 - 16:58

Listen up, fast food junkies. Turns out you don’t have to feel guilty each time you sneak off to Mickey D’s, even if you have resolved to eat healthier and lose weight!

Nutritionist Claudia Gonzalez, author of Gordito Doesn’t Mean Healthy: What Every Latina Mother Needs to Know to Raise Happy and Healthy Kids, says homemade meals aren’t automatically better than those dished out at fast food restaurants. In fact, it could make you gain more weight. “It all depends on what you choose so look at the options and make healthy selections,” she says.


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