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New twists for your summer hangouts

Jessenia Martinez

Aside from the historical value, Cinco de Mayo marks a sort-of unofficial start of summer for a lot of people.  The backyard barbeques become an every weekend thing; block parties and outdoor activities help keep everyone entertained.  But as the temperatures begin to climb and each day is hotter than the last and trying to Read More

Genetic’s role in obesity for Latinos

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One of the things that make us proud to be Latino is the incredible diversity in our cuisine.  From delicious chilaquiles to Colombian empanadas, chicharrones, Mexican tamales, pupusas, horchata, and an array of flavored soda drinks; the list of delicious food goes on and on.  However, these same foods that we enjoy and are a Read More

Why fat is not a feeling

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Caroline Rothstein shares  her views and personal experiences about feeling fat in her awesome video called Why Fat Is Not A Feeling, Latina. What struck me the most throughout the almost four minutes of the video was the “intuitive eating” that Caroline learned, which helped her for so many years. She’s the one in control Read More

First CDC publication on Latino Health

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In Washington D.C, the first national study on Latino health was released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC does post their finds on “Vital Signs” on the first Tuesday of every month, with this being the first published concerning the Latino population. This describes the leading causes of death, risk factors, and health Read More

Cheap plastic surgery killing women

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Another incident occurred in the Dominican Republic, a woman has died after her plastic surgery. The Caribbean is being referred to as a medical tourism destination because people travel to different parts of the Caribbean to have a vacation and receive medical treatment. We’ve heard instances of plastic surgeries on the news, either a person Read More

D.C. gets a taste of tamales

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Washington D.C. hosted its first time ever tamal festival over the weekend. Amongst all the different array of tamales showcased at the festival were those of Victoria Lopez, a master tamal maker. She specializes in a unique variety native to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico. “We should do as much as possible to pass on Read More

How to Make ‘Nachos de Smores’ with Honey Maid

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Are you ready to flip the nacho world up on its ear? No need to worry any longer about orange fingers and cheese stains on your shirt! We’re going in a new direction here! We’re taking HoneyMaid Graham Crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate and are throwing them all together to make Nachos de Smores!! To top Read More

How to Make ‘Barras de Churro’ with Honey Maid

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Mexican Churros are a classic favorite, but we take this recipe to another level and give it a twist with our Barras de Churros! Ask the kids to give you a hand, but just be sure to handle the oven part yourself! Also, you’ll need to stock up on ingredients on a regular basis after Read More

How to Make ‘Bolas De Queso’ with Honey Maid

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HoneyMaid recipes are great! Not only do they include delicious HoneyMaid products, they are easy to make, but they allow us to spend time making them for and with our loved ones! Below is a Latin inspired recipe for a sweet treat: Bolas de Queso! Bolas de Queso are sure to be loved by everyone Read More

Bruce Jenner goes on the record

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Bruce Jenner was the guest in a historic interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC’s 20/20. The interview focused on Bruce Jenner’s childhood, fame, and marriages. It also highlighted his transition into becoming a transwoman and the trials Bruce has faced into becoming the woman he’s meant to be. His soul is a female and he Read More