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Healthy Latinas, a Nutrition and Fitness Program

      Purpose: Childhood and adolescent obesity continues to be a growing problem in our society, especially for the Hispanic population. There are limited studies examining obesity prevention and healthy living interventions in the Hispanic adolescent population, particularly that incorporate a community-centered focus and parental participation. The aim of this study is to pilot a culturally-grounded, healthy living program for Hispanic female adolescents and their caregivers to promote healthy eating habits, physical activity, a positive body image, and to reduce unhealthy weight gain.
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