Health in the Hood Blog

Sustainability In Da Hood Sustainability. Going Green. Reducing our carbon footprint. These phrases and others seem to be trendy or causing a buzz lately. But what the heck does it really mean to go green? In general, sustainability refers to: “meet[ing] the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet…

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Health in the Hood Blog

Is Salt Good Or Bad For You?

Is Salt Good or Bad ?  When I was a child, my favorite candies ever were saladitos. When all my cousins and I would congregate at my Nana’s, who was the matriarch of our family, our parents would give us each a little cash, and the cousins would walk to the corner convenience market.  Being…

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How to Manage Stress

How to Deal with Stress It can be argued that everyone and their mom (literally) has dealt with stress at some point in their lives. How could we avoid it? There are stressors in day to day life. School. Work. Responsibilities. Compromisos. Traffic. Social obligations. FOMO. Suegras. (JK please don’t leave me, babe. I love…

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