September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

SOMOS Community Care works with parents and community-based organizations, so every child has the opportunity to grow up healthy and active. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, which is a good moment to remember that childhood obesity is a serious public health problem that about one in five children (19%) in the ...
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Septiembre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Obesidad Infantil

SOMOS Community Care trabaja con padres y organizaciones comunitarias, para que cada niño tenga la oportunidad de crecer sano y activo. Septiembre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre la Obesidad Infantil, siendo este el  mejor momento para recordar que la obesidad infantil es un  grave problema de salud pública  ...
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Eating Disorder Awareness

In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Worldwide that number is nearly 70 million. Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening illnesses that affect all kinds of people, regardless of gender, ethnicity, size, age, or background ...
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Mes de Concientización sobre la Diabetes

por Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. De acuerdo con los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades, más de 30 millones de personas padecen diabetes en Estados Unidos, y más de 84 millones tienen prediabetes en el país entero. Las personas que sufren esta enfermedad tienen el doble de ...
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PSA: Watch your cholesterol

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. September marks the beginning of National Cholesterol Education Month. Millions of Americans of all ages, genders, and ethnicities struggle to maintain healthy cholesterol levels, which is why it’s important to know how to prevent and manage high cholesterol. A 2017 study found that 95 million ...
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Checa tu colesterol

por Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. Septiembre es ahora el Mes Nacional de Educación sobre el Colesterol. Millones de estadounidenses de todos los géneros, edades y razas se esfuerzan por mantener saludables sus niveles de colesterol; de allí la importancia de saber cómo prevenir y controlar el colesterol elevado. Un estudio ...
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Top Things to Remember for Healthy Aging

by Denisse Oller It’s no secret that as we get older, we need to be more cautious about our health. For many, trips to the doctor become more frequent and medical complications more common. That means it’s essential to be proactive and develop habits that will improve your wellbeing as ...
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How to Live Easier with Food Allergies

by Diego Ponieman M.D., M.P.H. Food allergies are ever present in our world today. In fact, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) reports that over 32 million Americans have food allergies, as well as one in thirteen children. Unfortunately, the number of people with food allergies is only increasing. Food ...
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Oficialmente ya es verano y estos son los mejores alimentos de la estación

por Denisse Oller Aun con el cambio de estación y el arribo del verano, preservar la salud sigue siendo tan importante como siempre. Mantenernos activos, beber mucha agua y descansar lo suficiente son factores imprescindibles de un estilo de vida feliz, sin olvidar las opciones alimenticias inteligentes como otro elemento ...
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It’s Officially Summertime – Here are the Best Foods to Eat this Season

by Denisse Oller As the seasons change and summer is upon us, staying healthy is as important as ever. Staying active, drinking water, and getting enough rest are all part of a happy lifestyle – and smart food choices are another key element that we can’t forget. This week take ...
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Denisse Oller

SOMOS Vice President of Communications, Emmy-award winning television journalist, author and chef, and passionate about spreading the message of food as medicine in NYC's neediest communities.