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How can you fight Latino childhood obesity in your area?

See how these Salud Heroes are fighting Latino obesity…and learn how easy it is to be a Salud Hero, too!

Obesity threatens the health of Latino kids.

Growing Healthy Change brings you healthy changes happening in your community right now, and shows how to start your own change.

Find new policies, stories, and research to reduce Latino childhood obesity—like unlocking playgrounds after school—in your city, school, county, state, and nation.

Learn from our Salud Heroes how you can make a change, too.

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1. Find Changes

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Lose-A-Million App
San Jose Councilman Invites Residents to Enter The Lose A Million Pounds Challenge

The communities of  San Jose and the Silicon Valley have banded together to  reach a goal of loosing one million … Read more

Bloomberg Moves To Ban Sugary Drinks In NYC Restaurants And Movie Theaters
Update: San Francisco Soda Tax

Latino children tend to drink more sugary beverages than their peers, but folks across the country, including elected officials, are trying to make healthier beverages the … Read more

Latina Girl Climb
Recess Audit May Lead to More Active Play Time in Tennessee

School board members from Metro Nashville Public Schools hope to learn more about recess in Tennessee schools by conducting an … Read more

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