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15 Awesome Breast Cancer Awareness Products That Do Good!
15 Awesome Breast Cancer Awareness Products That Do Good!
By Samantha Leal | 10/08/2013 - 12:02

One in 11 Latinas will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s time to go pink and support the cause! Here are some great picks that give back:


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Dior Auctions Off Goods To Benefit Breast Cancer Organization
By Irina Gonzalez | 10/01/2013 - 17:53

Do you ever wish that you could do some shopping without the guilt? Welll, thanks to Dior Auction, now you can!

From October 1-10th, Dior is hosting their 6th annual online auction to benefit Look Good Feel Better, an organization decidicated to helping women cope with the appearance related effects of cancer and its treatments. The company is offering you the opportunity to bid on elite experiences and luxury items--and it's all for a really good cause!


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5 Ways to Slim Down As a Family
5 Easy Ways to Slim Down As a Family
By Irina Gonzalez | 09/23/2013 - 18:11

There's finally some good news for anyone who is concerned about the growing childhood obesity epidemic in our country and in the Latino community in particular.


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Christina Aguilera at NBC Upfronts
5 Crazy Weight Loss Tricks That Really Work!
By Irina Gonzalez | 09/12/2013 - 18:16

Christina Aguilera recently spoke up about her weight loss, revealing that she tries to squeeze in a workout when she can but doesn't stress about it. Inspired by her seemingly flawless weight loss, we wanted to check out some of the other diets and exercise programs that seem too good to be true (flawless abs in just 5 minutes a day?!) but research may prove actually works. Here are the 5 crazy weight loss tricks that may actually help you lose weight!


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5 Reasons to Love Your Body Now
5 Reasons to Love Your Body Now
By Irina Gonzalez | 08/22/2013 - 18:35

Do you love your body unconditionally? According to Jezebel, a new study found that women are “happiest” with their naked bodies when they’re 34 year old. That’s the magical age where we stop being overly self-critical, have figure out what diet and exercise works for us and have settled into confidence “inside and out”. 


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The Top 10 Latina Health & Fitness Bloggers!
The Top 10 Latina Health & Fitness Bloggers!
By Samantha Leal | 08/22/2013 - 15:15

Living a healthy life is super important, especially for Latinas! With a predisposition to many diseases and ailments, it’s important for us to treat our bodies well, understand health risks and eat right. Thankfully, there are Latinas who are leading the charge in this cause, acting as health advocates for our community. Here are the 10 best Latina health and fitness bloggers on the web:


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Aqua Cycling Fitness Trend at Aqua Studio in NYC
Just When You Thought Cycling Was A Brutal Workout, They Created Aqua Cycle...
By Araceli Cruz | 08/22/2013 - 12:34

Indoor cycling is the must-do workout for fitness aficionados. It’s been a fast growing trend for a while and has spawned spin establishments like SoulCycle and Flywheel.  Indoor cycling, when done right, is one of the best ways to burn an insane amount of calories and fat in a short period of time. You could, sort of, say that A-list cutie Jake Gyllenhaal put indoor cycling on the map. He’s at SoulCycle so much he even met his latest girlfriend there.


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5 Embarrassing Sex Health Questions: Answered!
5 Embarrassing Sex Health Questions: Answered!
By Celia Shatzman | 08/13/2013 - 16:30

Afraid to speak up about sex and personal hygiene at the doctor’s office? You’re not alone. “We just weren’t raised to talk about these issues, especially in the Hispanic community,” says Nancy Aguirre de Baker, a Mexican American ob-gyn at Fort HealthCare Center for Women’s Health in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Here are some of the questions Latinas feel shy about bringing up:


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Childhood Obesity Rates Finally Declining
Childhood Obesity Rates Finally Declining
By Amaris Castillo | 08/07/2013 - 10:58

For the first time in a long time, the childhood obesity rate among U.S. children is declining. According to Fox News Latino, health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced this week that there were at least small drops in obesity for low-income preschoolers in 19 states.


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The Sexual Activity That Just Might Help Fight Alzheimer’s
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/06/2013 - 17:03

Your ojos are not deceiving you! Neurological research suggests that having an orgasm is actually a better exercise for your brain than any Sudoku, crossword puzzle or other brain stimulating activity.

According to MSN Now, neuroscientist Professor Barry Komisaruk of Rutgers University has found that orgasms are a much more effective workout for the brain.


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