Quick Healthy Summer Meals
3 Quick & Healthy Late Summer Meals
By The Latin Kitchen | 08/31/2015 - 13:25

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy ingredients at their peak, as well as enjoying the warmth of the summer sun.

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Just Salad's Ambassador Jenna Hollenstein Shares Her Healthy Eating Tips!
Just Salad's Ambassador Jenna Hollenstein Shares Her Healthy Eating Tips!
By Maria-Gabriela Molina | 04/22/2015 - 10:25

Spring is here, and for a lot of us that means it's time to start working on that bikini body!

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Olive Oil Recipes
10 Fresh Uses For Olive Oil (Because We're Celebrating National Olive Oil Month!)
By The Latin Kitchen | 08/21/2014 - 14:50

August is National Olive Oil Month! Did you know there was a holiday celebrating the wonders of olive oil?

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Making Food Healthier
5 Tips for Making the Foods You're Already Eating Even Healthier
By Latina Staff | 06/26/2014 - 17:34

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean endless lunches of limp salads with fat-free dressings. Simple substitutions in meals you make can cut down on fat, calories, sugar or salt without sacrificing flavor.

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10 Guilty Pleasures That Are Secretly Good For You
8 Guilty Pleasures That Are Secretly Good For You
By Cristina Arreola | 03/17/2014 - 16:12

Whether it be blasting Boyz II Men music or binge-watching The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, we all have our guilty pleasures. For some of us, those forbidden comforts happen to be fo

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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada
Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: My Top 10 Favorite Foods To Eat After My Morning Workout!
By Evelyn Lozada | 04/25/2013 - 14:48

The most important meal that I eat is after my workout! Your muscles are literally starving for nutrition post work out! So, the meal you eat after is very important for building muscle and replenishing your energy. And the meal you eat at this time is the most important for building muscle and replenishing energy sources.

Exercise depletes your amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein and it’s important to have chicken (I don’t eat meat, only fish), fish or eggs after a workout.

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9 Ways to Make Your Meals Healthier!
9 Ways to Make Your Meals Healthier!
By Carolyng Gomes | 01/29/2013 - 15:36

Being healthy doesn’t mean you need to give up your favorite dishes or cocktails. You just need to give them a healthy twist! With these simple tips and tricks you can make any of your Latin favorites healthier, better for you and taste better too.

First off, the basics: Keep fresh fruits and vegetables accessible, front and center. Stay hydrated by drinking lots of water, minimize your salt and sugar intake and don’t keep junk food at home. If you have piroulines you can bet you are going to eat them.

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Butternut Squash Soup
The 6 Healthiest Soups for Fall
By Valerie Tejeda | 11/02/2012 - 15:22

When the weather outside is frightful, there is nothing more delightful than warm soup. Soup is one of the best (and healthiest!) meals a girl can eat, and in the fall and winter months, it just seems to hit the spot. Here are seven of the healthiest and tastiest soups for fall. 

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Woman with Vegetables, Healthy Eating
Health Halo: The Less-Than-Angelic Side to Your Snacking
By Michelle Rivas | 08/01/2012 - 16:00

Health halos are the seemingly angelic snacks that tease us with their promises of low-fat and sugar-free heavenly bliss. What happens when you purchase one of these tempting treats? Normally, after a few more than the recommended amount, they leave you asking for forgiveness.

When given the choice of a regular meal and a low-fat meal, obviamente your instinct is to choose the latter. Is this the best option for you though? The health halo effect can often lead to over-eating from the caloric misconception and item labeling.

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