What We Do: Reverse Latino Childhood Obesity

At Salud America!, we focus on six key areas with the potential to reduce Latino childhood obesity. Explore each topic below or visit our Growing Healthy Change website to see how you can get involved.

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Making Awesome Changes: Teen Gets Healthy Breakfast Cart at School

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 08:17 A nutritious breakfast is important for on-the-go kids. Michaelie Love, a junior at Lee High School in San Antonio, found few of her peers ate breakfast, so she helped bring a breakfast cart with fast, low-fat, low-sugar, and whole-grain options at her school. Love’s...

Tell Taco Bell: Quit Pushing Sugary Drinks

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 07:04 One word can describe Taco Bell’s drink lineup: Sugary. Taco Bell recently added six new sugary drinks and became the first fast-food giant to offer Manzanita Sol, an apple-flavored soda most popular in Mexico, a nod to its Latin-inspired cuisine. Manzanita Sol packs a...

Report: Access to Health Care is Improving for Hispanics, but More Work Remains

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 07:18 Access to health care after the Affordable Care Act is improving among all racial/ethnic groups, especially Hispanics, but more work remains, according to a new report. According to the report, the 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report , the nation’s...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 4/14/15: Latinos and Alcohol Awareness and Prevention

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 10:43 Latinos are less likely to drink alcohol at all than non-Latinos. That’s the good news. The bad news? Latinos who choose to drink are more likely to consume higher volumes of alcohol than non-Latinos, and about 8.3% of Latinos needed treatment for alcohol problems in...

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