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How to Make Every Park a Destination for Fitness

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 08:28 Are people in your city physically inactive ? Community leaders in largely Latino San Antonio knew people weren’t active enough, and had high risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, stroke, depression, stress, and more. So the city’s Parks and Recreation Department...

Webinar 9/27: Making Play an Everyday Experience for Latino Kids

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 08:18 Lacking access to and opportunities for physical activity is one of the big reasons Latino kids are more overweight and obese than their peers, and suffer more disease. So, what can we do to make physical activity a daily part of the lives for Latino kids? Join a new...

How a Latino Middle School Transformed into One of America’s Healthiest Schools

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:27 By Patti Suppe, P.E. Teacher, Loma Vista Middle School, Riverside, Calif. SaludToday Guest Blogger At Loma Vista Middle School, we have a vision that all students will realize their unlimited potential. Our goal is for them to excel in all areas of their middle school...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/27/16: How to Solve Latino Malnutrition and Hunger

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 08:59 About 14% of all American households didn’t have reliable access to enough affordable, nutritious food in 2014. People in Latino households were hungrier and less nourished than in white households. Also, Latinos often live in neighborhoods with more fast food...

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