By Cristina Arreola | 03/05/2014 - 15:56
Whether you're Catholic or not, Lent is an excellent time to get serious about those healthy resolutions you failed to put into practice on January 1st. Michael Koller, MD, an internal physicist at Loyola University Health System says Lent is the ideal time to pick up a healthy habit.
By Samantha Leal | 02/22/2014 - 12:00
Are you treating your heart right? February is Heart Health Month so there's no better time to look at the foods and dishes you're feeding yourself and your familia and see if they pass the "heart healthy" test. We caught up with colombiana Ingrid Hoffmann, celebrity chef, author and host of Simply Delicioso, to talk health misconceptions, ingredient swaps and more!
What's the number one misconception when it comes to cooking heart healthy foods?
By Cristina Arreola | 02/19/2014 - 16:05
Have you ever hurt so much down there that you couldn't have sex, couldn't insert a tampon...couldn't even wear tights pants or sit down without suffering excruciating pain?
For many women, this is an everyday reality associated a condition called vulvodynia. Now, a new study is shedding light on the condition's impact upon Latina women, who are suffering from the disorder at much higher rates than the rest of the population.
By Irina Gonzalez | 02/18/2014 - 15:14
We all want to lose a little weight sometimes and we’re not ashamed to say we may have tried the celeb favorite Master Cleanse once or twice—and hated it. While the combination of fresh maple juice, rich maple syrup and cayenne pepper mixed into our water bottles wasn’t enough to captivate, there are even crazier diets out there.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/13/2014 - 10:00
A new study published in the British Medical Journal on Tuesday has found that annual mammograms do not lower the risk of dying from breast cancer and may increase the number of women unnecessarily getting treated for breast cancer.
The Canadian study tracked 90,000 women aged 40-59 over a 25 year span.
By Samantha Leal | 02/12/2014 - 15:37
Don't know Alejandro Chaban? You should! The celebrity nutritionist and weight loss expert has been named by Dr. Oz as "the voice of this generation's weight loss and fitness."
By American Heart Association Go Red for Women | 02/06/2014 - 11:11
One of the risk factors related to heart disease is having too much salt in our meals.
The American Heart Association recommends to aim to eat less than 1500 milligrams (mg) of sodium per day because for its harmful side effects such as elevated blood pressure, increased risk of stroke, heart attack and kidney disease.
By tradition most Hispanic foods are well seasoned, but one must not confuse good seasoning with just adding excess salt when cooking to try and get “authentic flavor.”
By American Heart Association Go Red for Women | 02/05/2014 - 14:07
Today, an estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are affected by heart disease and it affects women of all ethnicities, including Hispanics. Here are 5 facts about Latinas and heart disease:
1) Hispanic women are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than Caucasian women.
2) Only 1 in 3 Hispanic women are aware that heart disease is their No. 1 killer.
3) Only 3 in 10 Hispanic women say they have been informed that they are at a higher risk.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/03/2014 - 15:33
Some of our favorite celebrities are known for their toned abs, killer biceps and overall stellar body. We've been dying to know what these stars do to keep in shape, and since we know we're probably not the only ones, we went searching to find out what their workout routines entail.
By Cristina Arreola | 01/29/2014 - 14:16
Anyone who watched the 2014 Grammy Awards on Sunday night got a special treat. Shakira appeared in a Target commercial to promote her new album...and her rock hard abs made a special apperance.
We were completely blown away by the colombiana's tight tummy, and we just had to know: how does she stay in such good shape?