Health Beyond The Scale For the most part, people strive to simply look good by looking thinner or dressing better or wearing makeup; this is too superficial. In a world where people are constantly defining themselves by how much they weigh, make, their caloric intake, or how many likes a photo has people have become obsessed with […]Read more "Embrace Your Curves or Health? Part II"
“Alejese de la azucar señorita, alejese por su bien.” Those words, lovingly said por mi abuelito, echoed in my mind this past week when I read the World Health Organization’s first ever report on diabetes which reported some pretty terrifying statistics, among them: Diabetes cases have quadrupled worldwide from 108 million cases in 1980 to an […]Read more "Embrace Your Curves or Health? Part I"
In my previous post I touched on a couple of my frustrations regarding how the 47 million Latinos living in the United States legally lack representation in both the English and Spanish media. This lack of representation leads to being lumped into the illegal immigrant category and ultimately forgotten for the most part. I made […]Read more "The Invisible 47 Million People Part II"
How do 8.8 million people come to define 47 million people? The media. The 8.8 million Latino illegal immigrants living in the United States have come to not only define but blur the remaining 47 million Latinos thanks to mainstream media. I want to preface that I have absolutely nothing against illegal immigrants be they […]Read more "The Invisible 47 Million People Part I"