We promote Latino child health / Promovemos la salud infantil latina

Salud America! is a national nonprofit with a mission to promote a healthy weight for Latino children by communicating good health and empowering people to drive healthy changes in their schools and communities.

ACT NOW! Save Menu Labeling!

¡EN ESPAÑOL! Nueva Investigación: Sobre La Obesidad Infantil!

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How a Short Task in Middle School Puts Latinos on a Path to College

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 06:00 A simple assignment has the power to sharply increase Latino middle-schoolers’ chances of getting to college, researchers have found. The assignment? Write essays about your core values and why they are important to you. New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina...

Fitbit Champs: What More Steps Means for Diabetes, Obesity

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:59 How many steps do you get each day? Does your step number relate to you risk of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease? In the only six states where people take 8,500+ steps a day, people also have lower heart disease and diabetes risk than the U.S. average, according to...

Tell FDA: Support Menu Labeling to Help Latino Families!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 07:00 The FDA recently delayed menu labeling in restaurants by a year, and may weaken how calories are labeled, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). You have a limited time—until July 3, 2017—to oppose this year-long delay. Here’s how to submit...

Awards for Our Ongoing Push for Latino Health Solutions!

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:59 We feel a special motivation to communicate on this blog and on social media to spotlight the causes of unhealthy weight and disease among Latino families. That way, we can help pave way for culturally relevant solutions. We’re excited to announce our efforts have won...

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