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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Tweet with #SaludTues on 10/21/14: “Healthier Recipes for Latino Foods”

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 09:00 In the Latino community, we love to share delicious home-cooked meals with our family and friends. But sometimes it’s hard to plan a meal that’s both satisfying and healthy. Do Latinos have to sacrifice bold traditional flavors to ensure their family has a well-...

Webinar 10/29/14: The State of Obesity and Health Disparities

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 08:00 You’re invited to join a webinar exploring the current state of U.S. obesity and related health disparities, and the latest efforts to combat the problem. Register here for the webinar at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The webinar, hosted by the Trust for America’...

5 Facts about Low-Income Latino Families

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 09:20 Understanding the Latino family is vital as organizations work to improve the health of Latino kids, two-thirds of which live in low-income homes, NBC News reports . That’s why a new report provides a snapshot of these families. The report, by the National Research...

Report: Latinos Need 5.5M More College Degrees by 2020 to Get U.S. Back on Top of Education

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 08:35 Latinos must earn an additional 5.5 million college degrees for America to regain world leadership in college degrees by 2020, according to a new report . The report, from Excelencia in Education and the United Negro College Fund , examines Hispanic-serving...

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