Sunday, March 26, 2017

Healthy Lifestyles

Is Rice Healthy for You?

Most people know that what you eat affects your health. Too much sugar, salt, or fat in a person’s diet can raise their risk for certain diseases. And, for the most part, we all try...
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What are the Best/Worst States to Live in?

It is a known fact that one of the most important social determinants of health is where you live. More and more local and state governments are realizing how important environment is to overall...

Report: Latino Families Are Resilient, Tightly Knit, Stable

Already the largest and still-growing U.S. racial/ethnic minority, Latinos are a diverse people with distinct differences in origin, language use, and family characteristics. But what are the true Latino family dynamics? New research has confirmed what...
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Study: Air Pollution Linked to Diabetes in Latino Kids

Latino kids who live in areas with higher levels of air pollution have a heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. USC researchers tracked 314 overweight/obese Latino kids ages 8-15...
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Study: Antibiotics Linked to Latino Childhood Obesity Risk

Childhood obesity is a serious problem facing our country, especially among Latinos who have far less healthy weights than their non-Latino peers. A new study has found an unlikely, controversial source for Latino childhood obesity:...

Body Odors You Can’t Afford to Ignore!

Chances are, you smell. It happens to everyone, whether you’ve just eaten a garlic-heavy meal or got done working outside in the hot sun, at one time or another, you and I have emitted unpleasant...

‘Health Food’ that May Be Bad for You!

Achieving a healthy weight is a big challenge for everyone, including Latinos, and dietary change is a big part of the solution. But beware: Not all foods sold as "healthy" live up to that billing. Food...
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WINNERS: The Surani Sisters and the Quest to Conquer Obesity

Corpus Christi, Texas, had been called the fattest city in the nation. Zoya, Sara, and Saherish Surani wanted to do something about it. So the three sisters, with the help of their parents and others, created...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/21: Heart and Soul Food for Latinos

Latinos have a good news/bad news "heart" relationship. Bad: Latinos face higher risks of heart disease than others. Good: Lifestyle changes—like eating the right foods—can reduce risk. Bad: Latinos face cultural, linguistic, and other barriers to making...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat on Valentine’s Day: I Love My Teeth!

Untreated tooth decay is nearly twice as common among Latino school children as whites, and oral care habits at these young ages can impact oral care habits in adulthood. That's why Latinos and all children...

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