The 10 Least Healthy Ways to Lose Weight
The 10 Unhealthiest Ways to Lose Weight
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.


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Alejandro Chaban at Premio Lo Nuestro
Celebrity Nutritionist & Weight Loss Expert Alejandro Chaban Talks Keeping On Track Come Valentine's Day!
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."


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Christina Aguilera on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Christina Aguilera Skips Pants on Jay Leno, Talks About Son Max
By Cristina Arreola | 12/03/2013 - 09:25

Christina Aguilera showed off her svelte new figure on the Thanksgiving episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno


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10 Ways to Cut Calories This Thanksgiving
10 Ways to Cut Calories This Thanksgiving
By Irina Gonzalez | 11/27/2013 - 13:34

We at Latina recently had a very lively discussion centered on one very complicated question: Is it ok to overindulge on Thanksgiving? 


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Are Your Latina Curves Killing You?
Commentary: Are Your Latina Curves Killing You?
By Irina Gonzalez | 10/22/2013 - 17:09

Growing up as a Latina, I remember looking at magazines when I was a little girl and realizing how different I looked from everyone else. I remember thinking, when I was just 10 or 11 years old, just how big my thighs were. I was deeply ashamed of my curves and the fact that I looked different than anyone else in my class.


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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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Christina Aguilera Talks Weight Loss
Christina Aguilera Talks Weight Loss
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/09/2013 - 14:23

Recently, Christina Aguilera showed off her new figure, but you might be surprised to hear what the singer did (or perhaps didn't do) to achieve a thinner body.

During an interview with The Huffington Post, The Voice judge revealed that working out isn't exactly a big part of her weight loss plan.

"If I can squeeze in a workout, great. If not, that's okay, too," she told The Huffington Post.


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Lose Weight Before Getting Pregnant
5 Reasons You Must Lose Weight Before Getting Pregnant
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/31/2013 - 16:42

The obesity epidemic is no joke. Although it’s affecting our community in various ways, including Latino kids being more likely to be overweight than others, one of the worst results is that overweight and obese women are getting pregnant--and risking their lives and those of their babies. We don’t want to scare you but we do want to make you aware of the risks and how to avoid them. We know you just want to have a healthy, happy baby. Here’s why that means dropping some pounds before getting pregnant. 


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childhood obesity commentary
Commentary: Junk Food Commercials Are Targeting Latino Kids In Childhood Obesity Epidemic Fight
By Irina Gonzalez | 05/09/2013 - 16:59

When I was a child and my family first came to the U.S., I remember going to McDonald’s and drinking a lot of soda constantly. Although I was always a bit on the chubby site, it wasn’t long before my weight ballooned up thanks to all of the junk food advertising I was suddenly seeing everywhere. 

I remember fighting with my mom as a teen, when she tried to get me to cut back on my soda habit. I refused. It shouldn’t have surprised me when, a couple of years later, my weight hit 200 pounds. At 5’2”, that was quite a big number. 


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