My Transition To Better Eyecare

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Disclosure:  I am the Hispanicize Transitions Ambassador for 2014.  I have been provided this cool pair of eye glasses with Transitions lenses. All opinions about my experience are my own. One of the first things your Doctor recommends once you get a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis is that you have your eyes checked (along with a foot exam and a visit to More...

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By Joey Olivo On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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2 Powerful Tips to Flatten Your Belly Y Quemar Grasa Abdominal

Summer is fast approaching and you know what that means . . . it is hot body season! It is time for the beach and sun and all kinds of outdoor activities with friends and family. Time to show off what you have been More...

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By Joey Olivo On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Lose Fat, Get Energy, Just Say NO to Inflammatory Foods

We have all tried so many ways to eat right, and we hope we are making the right decisions. We have to keep an eye out on which foods must be controlled in the household, which foods you should not be eating too More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Why Yoga? And Why Cancer’s Not The End Of The Road

Out of curiosity today, I Googled “do latinas do yoga”. A long list of porn sites came up, no joke. That says a lot right there.  Just days ago, I open my new yoga studio, Yoga Divina, in Altadena (the Altadena More...

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By Joey Olivo On Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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The Secrets to a Cuerpo Fina – The Truth About Women and Strength Training

For a very long time women have shied away from strength training. They believed that hitting the weights would make them bulky with big clunky muscles. For years women have opted to just “do cardio” and take More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, January 4th, 2014
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Por Tu Familia Pioneer Rosa Rosen Has Transitioned…

I just got this email from Helene Velazquez from the American Diabetes Association… the Por Tu Familia committee has lost one of our own… Rosa Rosen, a passionate and determined voice in the fight against More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
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Latino Health Project: We Need Google Glass To Impact Health In Our Communities.

 For those of you that like your info in bite sized chunks… here it is. “I can use Google Glass and my platform to save lives in Latino communities with your help.” For those of you that want More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, September 30th, 2013
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La Gitana talks to Ingrid Hoffman about Healthy Living

As you may recall, we had an incredible health awareness campaign called #PorTuFamilia to raise awareness and promote the single largest Latino health event in the Bronx, La Feria De Salud. Here is part #2 of More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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La Gitana’s Feria de Salud Recap [Video]

As you may recall, we had an incredible health awareness campaign called #PorTuFamilia to raise awareness and promote the single largest Latino health event in the Bronx, La Feria De Salud. Here is part #1 of the More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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Trying Not To Be “Corny” About What I Eat.

A few weeks back… my friend Diana Limongi challenged me to go two days without high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and I said yes without hesitation. I clearly did this thinking it would be no problem… More...