Latina Magazine

  • Healthy Eating,  Latina Magazine,  Nutrition

    You are what you eat!

    You are what you eat. How many times have you heard that?? Probably a lot – – because it’s true. You don’t need a crystal ball, or even Miss Cleo to tell you that if you eat like crap, you will probably end up feeling like crap too.  Changing our habits is never an easy thing to do, that’s why one of the best ways to help you break those bad habits, is by slowly adding new foods into your diet. Read my latest article in on the 5 Healthy Foods That Are Good For You and Your Body. As always, thank you so much for all your support…

  • HIV,  Latina Magazine,  Women's Health

    5 Medical Tests Every Latina Should Have Done Now

    It breaks my heart and really irks me when I’m online doing research and read news articles, medical journals, websites and blog posts showing me over and over lists of diseases striking all women, with Latina women near or at the top. In my own family, with members of all different economic and educational backgrounds, I see firsthand the struggles I read about daily. It is easily the most frustrating experience ever trying to explain to my Puerto Rican mother why, no puedes comer arroz blanco cada día si quieres bajar de peso. Or when she looks at me like I’m crazy when she waves her carrot sticks in my face…