Mexican Americans Have Higher Rates Of Obesity

Mexican Americans Have Higher Rates Of Obesity

March 28, 2012

Mexican Americans have a higher rate of obesity than the rest of population; whereas about 40% of Mexican American adults are obese, only 36% are nationally. This report included data […]

Being Overweight Makes Me Sad

November 17, 2011

Dear Martha: I am a woman who feels fulfilled in my professional life, as I have reached every goal I set for myself, and I feel really good about it. […]

McDiabetes: Top Docs Tell McDonald’s To Stop Marketing Junk

August 4, 2011

By Patti Lynn, otherwords.org McDonald’s should heed a call from some of the nation’s leading health professionals and stop marketing junk food to kids. It certainly has good reason to do […]

Watch TV? You’re At Increased Risk For Diabetes

August 2, 2011

Adults who watch more than two hours of TV a day tend to weigh more than people who watch less. What’s more, research has shown that the more TV you watch, […]

Keep Your Kid Healthy WIth 20 Minutes Of Play A Day

May 25, 2011

I don’t remember much from my days in elementary school, but I do fondly recall the moments I spent on the playground during recess. For 20 minutes every day I […]

Childhood Obesity Causes Premature Death

May 19, 2011

Fat babies are more likely to become obese children who are more likely to become obese adults. Childhood obesity represents a health crisis for not just young Latinos, but all […]

Bien Hecho: Latina Works To Address Childhood Obesity

May 3, 2011

University of California at Davis Professor Adela de la Torre recently received a grant to help Latino kids in that state with obesity and related problems. She’s an agricultural economic and […]