Health

Sassy Decorative Bra + Me In the Moonlight at the #MoonWalkNYC Breast Cancer Walk Thumbnail Sassy Decorative Bra + Me In the Moonlight at the #MoonWalkNYC Breast Cancer Walk Thumbnail

When I was approached to work with MoonWalk in America on this sponsored post, I could not say no. My Aunt died of breast cancer. We couldn't do anything to save her. It was too late, her fate was sealed. Recently, Angelina Jolie discovered she carried the BRCA1 gene, which increases a woman's risk of developing [...]

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Child & Teen Obesity Rates (Infographic) #FoodFri #FoodPower Thumbnail Child & Teen Obesity Rates (Infographic) #FoodFri #FoodPower Thumbnail

After attending the MomsRising Food Power conference in New York conference, I was inspired to create my very first infographic! While researching numbers, I was shocked to find out that Hispanics have the highest childhood and adolescent obesity rate. I'm sure this is caused by our connection with food. Growing up my familia had an [...]

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Get the Nutrional Facts on Kid’s Meals! | Latina On a Mission Get the Nutrional Facts on Kid’s Meals! | Latina On a Mission

As a Mom, I want my boys to have the best. The best schools, the best parks, and most importantly the best food whenever possible. I'm sure you want the best for your kids as well!  Most Moms do. This week I am joining MomsRising's weekly #FoodFri Tweetchat to discuss the best, and worst, Kids [...]

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#Sponsored POPSUGAR Fitness #Giveaway! Thumbnail #Sponsored POPSUGAR Fitness #Giveaway! Thumbnail

My latest sponsored partnership with POPSUGAR Fitness has reminded me that Saturday, May 25, 2013 is right around the corner. I have that date marked on my calendar in bright RED. It's the day NYC beaches officially reopen and I need to get my Latinalicious booty in gear! In just a few weeks, I'll be wiggling [...]

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Migdalia Rivera & Eileen Campos | Latina On a Mission Migdalia Rivera & Eileen Campos | Latina On a Mission

I wanted to share with you photos of some of the wonderful people I met at the MomsRising #FoodPower Conference Recap (Part 1). Because really,  the take away from a conference isn't only the sessions, it's also the connections, the people, y aquí tenemos las estrellas / and here we have the stars of the [...]

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MomsRising’s Junk Food and Childhood Obesity Tweetchat Thumbnail MomsRising’s Junk Food and Childhood Obesity Tweetchat Thumbnail

Today, Friday, March 1st, MomsRising is hosting a special tweetchat at 1 PM EST to discuss junk food and childhood obesity. Special guests will include presenters from the NYC #FoodPower Conference to Reverse Childhood Obesity happening on Saturday, March 2nd. Click for more info about the FREE #NYC Blogger Conference. I, along with the other MomsRising's #FoodPower speakers, [...]

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The Face of One Who’s Health Was At Risk  (“When the health of the mother is at risk”) Thumbnail The Face of One Who’s Health Was At Risk  (“When the health of the mother is at risk”) Thumbnail

Before the birth of my youngest son, I had two miscarriages and an abortion. That pregnancy haunts me to this day. My son, my precious child, would have been 12. During that pregnancy, I was placed on partial bed rest. I was high risk. My body had so much trouble holding onto my boys. Yet, this pregnancy lasted [...]

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Minority Health Blogger Townhall Event at The White House #MinorityHealth #SMlatinas Thumbnail Minority Health Blogger Townhall Event at The White House #MinorityHealth #SMlatinas Thumbnail

As a blogger, a Latina Blogger, I get invited to many events, both in English and Spanish. Yet, to date, I believe this event is by far one of the most exciting and most important! This Tuesday, I will attend a live in-person Minority Health Blogger Townhall event at THE White House. Not only am I excited about the [...]

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"Sanale, sanale, sanale, ya!*" Loosely translated to, "Heal him, heal him, heal him, now"   I can still remember my Mamí saying these words to me when I was sick. She said these magic words as she massaged my arms or back, repeating them over and over until I fell asleep in her arms. Now [...]

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4 Tips to Build Good Dental Habits In Children #healthyhabits Thumbnail 4 Tips to Build Good Dental Habits In Children #healthyhabits Thumbnail

Recently a 2 1/2 year old boy made headline news. To the dismay of his parents, he had not only joined a growing trend among children, he held the distinction of surpassing most of the others. What gave him that distinction? 11 cavities and one root canal. Can you imagine the trauma? The needles, the [...]

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