By Irina Gonzalez | 11/27/2013 - 13:34 | 0 Comments
We at Latina recently had a very lively discussion centered on one very complicated question: Is it ok to overindulge on Thanksgiving?
Some of us feel it's totally fine and others don't feel it's necessary. As someone who lost 100 pounds and works hard to keep it off, I'm part of the latter group. Although, yes, technically...
By Irina Gonzalez | 09/23/2013 - 17:11 | 0 Comments
There's finally some good news for anyone who is concerned about the growing childhood obesity epidemic in our country and in the Latino community in particular.
It looks like efforts to get kids healthier are finally paying off after a comprehensive new report, published...
By Samantha Leal | 08/23/2013 - 09:01 | 0 Comments
Wow. Colorodo Republican state senator Vicki Marble caused quite the uproar Wednesday when giving an address as part of the Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force, in which she credited high poverty rates among blacks and Latinos, in part, to diets that include fried chicken, reports...
By Irina Gonzalez | 07/24/2013 - 16:10 | 0 Comments
First Lady Michelle Obama is nothing if not the strongest advocate fighting the childhood obesity epidemic. From launching the Let’s Move campaign to tirelessly living a healthy lifestyle herself (I mean, have you SEEN those toned arms?!), she’s someone that we can’t help but admire....
By Raq-C | 04/26/2013 - 08:53 | 0 Comments
Thank you for joining me another week to read my blog, “RAQ-C’s World,” where I share with you all my tips on how to be a fabulous modern day Latina from the inside out. I like to touch on all subjects, from relationships to hot topics, fashion, health, spirituality, and career.
Today I wanted to touch on healthy snacking. I always get...
By Irina Gonzalez | 04/11/2013 - 16:30 | 0 Comments
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....
By Ylonda Gault Caviness | 06/07/2010 - 12:00 | 3 Comments
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...
By Mariela Rosario | 05/21/2010 - 10:00 | 0 Comments
Chef Daisy Martinez has been a cooking up delicious Latin treats for us on TV for years. From the French Culinary Institute to PBS to the Food Network, she has always made the art of cooking seem so easy and relatable. Latina.com sat down with the acclaimed chef to talk to her about her amazing new cookbook, Daisy: Morning, Noon and Night:...
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