Health in the Hood Blog

Fasting for Weight Loss

All About Fasting When I was coming of age, as an adolescent, my father advised me to drink warm water with lemon en ayunas. He assured me that this drink would help me to maintain a flat stomach. He told me that the warm water would be very good to my body.  Cold water could…

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Health in the Hood Blog

How to Treat Hormonal Imbalance

Do you remember in 5th or 6th grade in school when they would separate the boys and girls to talk about puberty? If your parents signed the waiver para darte permiso to participate, then you know what I’m talking about. It was daunting and exciting all at the same time. I remember watching a (low…

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Who is the Founder of Compton Health Bar?

Coming from generations of healers from southern Mexico, it brings me great joy to share our natural healing traditions with my community at Compton Health Bar. Growing up as part of the undocumented community in Lynwood (just south of downtown LA), going to traditional doctors’ offices was not a common occurrence in our home –…

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