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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3 Reasons Why Latinos Struggle More with Eating Disorders

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 07:52 Obese Latinos struggle more than four times as much with binge eating disorder than the overall population, according to a post by The Bella Vita Eating Disorder Program. Why is binge eating a problem for Latinos? Dr. Patricia Pitts, founder and CEO of The Bella Vita,...

Study: 27% of Hispanics Report High Levels of Depressive Symptoms; Puerto Ricans Most Depressed

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 07:36 Photo via UC Davis Health System ( http://bit.ly/1uz3uFG ) About 27% of US Hispanics reported high levels of depressive symptoms, according to a new study, Medical Express reports . The study, part of the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL),...

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’...

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