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.

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

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Is Fast Food Keeping its Promise for Healthier Kids Menus?

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 08:51 Latino kids tend to live in neighborhoods with more access to fast food restaurants and less access to healthier food options, according to Salud America! research . Regularly eating high-calorie, high-sugar, and high-sodium meals at these restaurants can have...

Fight Rages on Over Menu Labeling in Restaurants

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 09:10 Thank you for speaking up on the importance of menu labeling! Salud America! supporters submitted 12% of the comments FDA received regarding their one-year delay of menu labeling (332 of 2,714 online comments). We also reached more than 6 million people online and on...

The Growth of the Latino Population is Slowing Down

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 08:37 While still on the rise, the annual growth rate of the U.S. Latino population has dropped from 3.7% in 2006 to 2% in 2017, according to new stats from Pew Research Center. U.S. Asians now account for the highest growth rate (3% in 2017). The black population rose...

Tell WHO: I Want Equitable Active Spaces!

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 06:00 Did you know the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) has asked its director-general to draft a global action plan to promote physical activity? WHO has requested public comments for this plan, through Sept. 22, 2017. This is a unique opportunity to...

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