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Wendy Gonzalez commented on Carolina Rodriguez's blog post Body Image - Young Hispanic Women
"I do not understand what your point is?...are you saying that we should exercise?...Yes exercise is good for your health but health and weight are not related. "
Apr 23, 2013
Carolina Rodriguez's blog post was featured

Body Image - Young Hispanic Women

There is no doubt that Hispanics, as a minority group, are growing in numbers at increasingly fast rates. It is thus easy to understand why it is important to foster a positive environment for young, Hispanic women to flourish in.  Currently, young hispanic females are at a higher risk for depression, substance abuse, teenage pregnancies, and high school dropouts (MMWR 2011). It has also been noted that about 30% of America's youth is overweight or obese (BMI >25), and that about 14% of…See More
Apr 23, 2013
Carolina Rodriguez posted a blog post

Body Image - Young Hispanic Women

There is no doubt that Hispanics, as a minority group, are growing in numbers at increasingly fast rates. It is thus easy to understand why it is important to foster a positive environment for young, Hispanic women to flourish in.  Currently, young hispanic females are at a higher risk for depression, substance abuse, teenage pregnancies, and high school dropouts (MMWR 2011). It has also been noted that about 30% of America's youth is overweight or obese (BMI >25), and that about 14% of…See More
Apr 22, 2013
Carolina Rodriguez and Amani Williams are now friends
Apr 12, 2013
Amani Williams left a comment for Carolina Rodriguez
"Hi I like you sence of style"
Apr 11, 2013
Carolina Rodriguez's blog post was featured

Body Image, Friendships & Extremes

Here's the thing about body image:  there is NO right answer, NO "perfect" body.  I had this friend I met in middle school.  We just connected - like we were meant to be best friends.  I thought she was beautiful.  She had light brown hair and blue eyes.  I mean... had always wanted blue eyes.  She was overweight though.  If you only saw her face, you wouldn't have been able to tell.  She carried much of her weight around her mid-section. However, because of this extra weight, she was always,…See More
Apr 4, 2013
Carolina Rodriguez replied to Latinitas Intern's discussion Should I stay or should I go away for school?
"If I wanted to go out of town for school, I would do it.  It's worth the risk - It will open up your mind in so many ways.  If you do decide to leave home: Work Hard - don't neglect your studies --> The people who end up…"
Apr 3, 2013
Carolina Rodriguez replied to Wendy Gonzalez's discussion Dieting And its Negative Effects
"Wendy,  My first comment to you is to be careful when interpreting information from journal articles.  Methodology and statistical analysis can become complex very quickly, and many times, authors will interpret and describe results in a…"
Apr 3, 2013
Carolina Rodriguez posted a blog post

Body Image, Friendships & Extremes

Here's the thing about body image:  there is NO right answer, NO "perfect" body.  I had this friend I met in middle school.  We just connected - like we were meant to be best friends.  I thought she was beautiful.  She had light brown hair and blue eyes.  I mean... had always wanted blue eyes.  She was overweight though.  If you only saw her face, you wouldn't have been able to tell.  She carried much of her weight around her mid-section. However, because of this extra weight, she was always,…See More
Apr 3, 2013
Carolina Rodriguez is now a member of Latinitas
Mar 20, 2013

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Body Image - Young Hispanic Women

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There is no doubt that Hispanics, as a minority group, are growing in numbers at increasingly fast rates. It is thus easy to understand why it is important to foster a positive environment for young, Hispanic women to flourish in.  Currently, young hispanic females are at a higher risk for depression, substance abuse, teenage pregnancies, and high school dropouts (MMWR 2011).…

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Body Image, Friendships & Extremes

Posted on April 3, 2013 at 11:24pm 0 Comments

Here's the thing about body image:  there is NO right answer, NO "perfect" body.  

I had this friend I met in middle school.  We just connected - like we were meant to be best friends.  I thought she was beautiful.  She had light brown hair and blue eyes.  I mean... had always wanted blue eyes.  …

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Hi I like you sence of style

 
 
 


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