childhood obesity commentary
Commentary: Junk Food Commercials Are Targeting Latino Kids In Childhood Obesity Epidemic Fight
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/09/2013 - 16:59

When I was a child and my family first came to the U.S., I remember going to McDonald’s and drinking a lot of soda constantly. Although I was always a bit on the chubby site, it wasn’t long before my weight ballooned up thanks to all of the junk food advertising I was suddenly seeing everywhere. 

I remember fighting with my mom as a teen, when she tried to get me to cut back on my soda habit. I refused. It shouldn’t have surprised me when, a couple of years later, my weight hit 200 pounds. At 5’2”, that was quite a big number. 


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8 Fun Ways to Lose Those Chichos!
8 Fun Ways to Lose Those Chichos!
By Cristina Goyanes | 04/26/2013 - 10:39

Fitness isn’t just about being able to squeeze into skinny jeans and minidresses —you’ve got Spanx for that. Truth is, you want to feel sexy, beautiful, confident and, above all, healthy so you can dance the night away with your girlfriends, kick the ball around with your kids and be up for whatever steamy adventure your partner proposes. Now, if only finding the perfect workout plan was as simple as purchasing shapewear.


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5 Surprising Ways to Lose Weight While on Vacation
5 Surprising Ways to Lose Weight While on Vacation
By Irina Gonzalez | 04/11/2013 - 17:30

Every time you go away on vacation, I know what you’re thinking: “There goes my diet!” It’s a pretty easy assumption to believe that all of the food you’re planning to consume while away is going to pack on the pounds.

 


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Eva Longoria: I Became "So Thin" After My Divorce
By Adriana Rivera | 01/03/2012 - 10:32

Eva Longoria bounced back from her split from Tony Parker, but the self-proclaimed “hopeless optimist” told Health in the January issue that the divorce took a toll on her physically.

“I remember after my divorce, I was so thin and everyone kept saying how great I looked. It was probably the most unhealthy place I’ve ever been,” Longoria told the magazine. “So it was funny what people would see me as ‘healthy.’ In my worst time, people were saying I’ve never looked better.”


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UPDATE: Mariah Carey Debuts Post-Baby Body!
By Amaris Castillo | 11/10/2011 - 09:40

We almost forgot Mariah Carey gave birth this year. On the cover of Us Weekly, it sure doesn’t look like the part-Venezuelan superstar singer had twins Moroccan and Monroe just six months ago.


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Mamma Mia! Post-Pregnancy Workouts of Our Fave Celebs
Mamma Mia! Post-Pregnancy Workouts of Our Fave Celebs
By Grace Bastidas | 11/09/2011 - 09:00

Getting back in shape after giving birth is as challenging as managing a full night’s sleep during those early days, but it can be done, as evidenced by some of our favorite celebrity mamas. In fact, Mariah Carey gave birth to healthy twins just six short months ago and has managed to lose 70(!) pounds since then!

Here’s how they shed those post-baby pounds:


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POLL: Marc Misses J.Lo's Curves; Do You?
POLL: Marc Misses J.Lo's Curves; Do You?
By Mariela Rosario | 04/20/2011 - 14:20

We're taking this with a grain of salt but In Touch Weekly reported a story this week about Marc Anthony being upset about his wife Jennifer Lopez's supposed 10 pound weight loss.


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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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Powerful Portion Control Tools
By Janel Martinez | 09/22/2010 - 15:40

“Everything in moderation” is an essential mantra to live by when on the road to healthy eating. Here are a few more options—from designer dishes to easy-to-use dispensers—that will have you both eating and thinking better.


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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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