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Univision Launches “Reto 28”

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:38 Over 40% of Latinos in the U.S. are obese compared with 32% of Whites. With this in mind, Univision has launched “Reto 28” to help Latinos lose weight and stay fit and healthy. For the challenge, Univision has partnered with experts such as Maria Guerra, fitness...

How to Fight for Walkable Neighborhoods

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 18:10 What can you do to bring walkable streets to your neighborhood? Follow the example of Nicolas Rivard and Allison Hu. Rivard and Hu, urban designers in San Antonio, noticed that a road construction project in a largely Latino neighborhood was lacking shade, trees, and...

WINNER: Sarah Ramirez and the Great Fruit Rescue

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 09:13 Fruit was in danger. It was falling off trees, rotting. Not nourishing people in desperate need of healthy food. So Sarah Ramirez, a health advocate in Tulare County, Calif., started a program to pick up unused fresh produce from yards and donate it to the food bank...

How to Make Space for Physical Activity

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 13:11 Physical activity can help raise a healthier generation of kids in San Antonio, where there is high risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Complete streets, playful neighborhoods, and greenways are a few new ways to help create opportunities for physical...

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