Health and Weight: Why One Does Not Equal The Other

As we move into hotter, poolside weather, I've been seeing a lot of images and memes regarding "beach bodies". I'm pretty sure we've all heard that term, right? Usually in the context of not being beach body ready or summer body ready. Which usually means that you see yourself as fat and that it's unacceptable to be fat during a time when clothes go from pants to bathing suits.

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The Complicated Identity of Latinx Vegans

I had a wonderful conversation with a fellow Latina vegana after one of my yoga classes. We went to have a yummy vegan meal and just talked. It was great to have someone understand the struggle of being vegan, from both sides. I felt it so relevant that I decided to write about the complexity of being a Latina Vegana.

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Sugar Free for 30 Days: What Did I Learn

I went sugar free for 30 days. Well, let me clarify I went "added sugar-free" for 30 days because fruits have sugar and I love fruit! And fruits are good for you. I don't care what people say. But you might be thinking, "but Ivonne, you love donuts! How did you survive??" and you would be right. I love donuts and survival was only by a thread. 

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