As a resident in La Puente i havn't really been everywere but its a city were many things go on. I've been and lived in baldwin park for a part of my life and its not as bad as LP. If you live within this cities take adventage of the nearset programs that provide help in your community it would help! The little things you do can help!
Added by alondra juarez on April 7, 2010 at 12:51pm —
I think it is safe to exercise in South Los Angeles, however it depends when, where, and who is around. For starters you should exercise during the day when the sun is out and in a place you are familiar With and where there are people around. Also, exercising wouldn't be such a bore when you are working out with your friends. If I was the President I would definetley support the whole idea of getting out and exercising… Continue
Added by Nancy on April 9, 2010 at 1:33pm —
soda makes me wanna jump off my seat and out through the roof... when it gets to my stomach it feels bubbly, almost about 2 come right back out. why can something so good be so wrong? i like it but it can hurt me inside without me knowing it.
Added by Denise Munoz on April 20, 2010 at 8:06pm —
It is hard for teens to get in exercise, especially when we are stressed out about AP testing or testing in general. But summer is almost here and it is a perfect opportunity to get some physical activity in. I recommend swimming. It is a great way to get in exercise and work out all the muscles in your body. That is why they have water aerobics you know, because you work out better in the water. Its easy to go swimming, even if you don't have a pool. Community centers usually have pools and it… Continue
Added by Natalie Santizo on April 21, 2010 at 6:58pm —
Today we had a grate meeting with Jan Perry. She was very interesting to talk to and gave good feedback. She saw some of the work and even committed to improve our school water . She also committed to fix our neighbored street. We are very thankful for her fed back and the time she took to listen to the youth.
Added by caro! on April 23, 2010 at 6:45pm —
Last semester in my government class, we played a mock court case based on a real court case. The court case was presented by Werefedup leader, Adriana Ochoa (she's in my class!). The gist of the case was that a 14 year old boy, Alexander was at 555 pounds and social services believed that his mother, Jerri Gray was performing a child abuse by not performing anything to reduce the weight of her child even when the services gave her the opportunity to do so. They planned to take him away and… Continue
Added by Kathleen Ann on February 15, 2010 at 1:54pm —
Hello everyone, im just stopping by to update every one on last weeks meeting with Dr. Esparza.
Dr. Esparza was talking mainly about how to slowly eliminate harsh chemicals from our body and how to
increase our daily intake of water. She stated that there are many alternatives to using things such as tylenol
and other drugs to relieve pain. Dr. Esparza also gave a list of 5 easy ways to reduce pain:
1) Take essential… Continue
Added by Animal crackers in my soup on February 22, 2010 at 4:00pm —
The word "health" is associated with many different things. When you think of health, what usually comes to mind? To most people it is eating salads, fruits, vegetables, and exercising daily. Healthy could mean "staying in shape" or "being thin" or not eating anything except what is considered low/no-calorie foods and doing everything a doctor may require for someone to "live a better life". Well depending… Continue
Added by Naturally on March 3, 2010 at 12:00pm —
The office vending machine, full of colorful packaging and shiny plastic wrappers, can be a diet minefield -- but it doesn't have to be. Sandwiched between the candy bars and giant bottles of soda, there are some healthy alternatives. As a… Continue
Added by Anabel Gutierrez on February 18, 2010 at 1:23pm —
California's legislature passed a budget on July 24 to close a $23.1 billion deficit. The final budget includes $15.5 billion in program reductions. Many of the cuts come from reductions in health and human services, including a huge hit to Healthy Families. There are no new revenues in the package. The budget now goes to the Governor, who has said publicly he will sign.
While some may consider this good news as the state, having run out of money, has been issuing IOUs, the final… Continue
Added by Sharlene on July 25, 2009 at 3:32pm —
I thought I'd share a creative list of uses for one of our favorite healthy foods...
1. Bake with it. You can use it in place of milk, buttermilk, even cream for a healthier, tangier flavor.
2. Use it in place of sour cream. My fave: plain, 2% Greek yogurt topped on Mexican dishes in place of the sour cream.
3. Make dips with it.
4. Use it in place of mayo. Deviled eggs are made a million times better… Continue
Added by Sharlene on July 21, 2009 at 4:14pm —
Here are 17 ways to get more of one of the world's most nutritious veggies ...
1. Steam them, mash them, then add to marinara sauce (no one will know they're there!)
2. Grate and add to muffins.
3. Make low-fat carrot cake.
4. Grate and add to stir fries and fried rice dishes (fried rice with lots of veggies + carrots is what I had for dinner last night!).
5. Grate on top of… Continue
Added by Sharlene on July 21, 2009 at 4:00pm —
The big, fat (pun intended) irony about trying to drop pounds is that cutting calories has a pesky habit of making you eat more, and more of the wrong types of foods. Think about the last time you nibbled a plain green salad for lunch. How did you feel by 6 pm? Ready to eat an entire anything and then have seconds? Hunger is a real, physical need you can’t overcome with willpower alone. So eat already—and stock up on these foods, which will keep you satiated for hours: Fill up with… Continue
Added by Sharlene on July 18, 2009 at 1:13pm —
Portion control has gone out of the window.
We wolf down huge bowls of pasta, gargantuan sandwiches, vast beakers of soft drinks, without giving a thought to the health consequences or thinking that maybe we're just eating way too much.
The figures are simple. Take in too much food for your daily needs, and much of the excess will be stored as fat.
If you are overweight, one of the simplest things you can do to help yourself shed some pounds, is introduce… Continue
Added by Sharlene on July 16, 2009 at 4:10pm —
according to chewonthis.org.uk:
The fast food nation's #1 trick is catch 'em young
. telletubbies sell fast food to toddlers
BBC, the network that shows Teletubbies used to make money by selling pictures of Teletubbies to appear on the food packages of food like burgers and chips, custard cream biscuits and crisps. The problem was that the kids were too young to know what they were eating and that the food was very unhealthy.In 2003, a group of… Continue
Added by soosiejay. on July 7, 2009 at 12:48pm —
California is one of the most visited in the US. The US is one of the most powerful countries in the world and now We are in a huge Debt.The Us is trying to fix the problems by messing up the youth. The youth are the ones getting hurt the most because they are closing down parks.California not also is one of the most visited in the Us but its also one of the heaviest. I think that if the government messed UP they shouldn't mess up the life Of the youth trying to Stay in shape. Were not the… Continue
Added by Juan Valdivia on July 7, 2009 at 12:42pm —
The more people eat, the more food needs to be produced. And increased food production leads to higher CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions, scientists say. Overweight people also tend to drive more, increasing car engine exhaust fumes. Read the full report on the Sun… Continue
Added by Javier on April 21, 2009 at 11:57am —
Answer : Of course! Anything you can think of could be considered as exercise. People may even get exercise and not realize. Sports, dance, or walking around the block with your dog are all considered as forms of exercise. exercising isn't always the easiest thing for people to do, but finding a fun way to do it can help a person overcome their fears or any skepticism.
Added by Naturally on April 29, 2009 at 3:56pm —
Good points here
--to not make kids worry about their health. It has the potential to backfire--make them obsess about their weight, eating, and physical fitness--god forbid, give them an eating disorder.
Another good point: we can't replace a parent's or guardian's role in developing healthy habits in kids, you know, the unconscious kind. The author writes, "Because I was always taught to eat fruits and vegetables along… Continue
Added by Maya Hagege on June 25, 2009 at 3:43pm —
I can go blind by what I eat? When I first saw this the other day when we were at the optometrist getting new glasses I saw that you could go blind by ethier Diabetes, High Cholesterol, and High Blood Pressure. I used to think only people with diabetes could go blind but what turned out to be that you can go blind with other diseases.
What happens is that an enzyme called aldose reductase cause your blood to clump so what happens it that the blood vessels can damage you retina… Continue
Added by aLeJaNdRa on July 2, 2009 at 5:30pm —