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Spot the Block of Lies

Sophomore Amaya Mootry is taking a closer look at calorie counts after finding out how they're calculated.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

People who are trying to lose weight or live a healthy lifestyle often organize a diet based on the amount of calories they consume daily, but few know how those calories are even calculated before they're placed on the nutrition label block. Companies rarely test their foods to find accurate measures...

6 Quick Healthy Snacks For School

Junior Julene Valmana enjoying a great granola bar.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

September 28, 2015

School is a hectic time for students where their healthy eating habits are sometimes compromised due to all the time and effort they put into homework, class, and extracurricular activities. There is simply not enough time to prepare elaborate healthy foods for a school day, and it is sometimes easier to just buy a candy...

Dietitian: Jennifer Caceres

Jennifer Caceres (bottom, second to left) and Healthy Chicas, a weight management program she volunteers her time to, receive a grant for their program.

Annie Farrell, Editor

January 24, 2015

Good health isn't just a job for Jennifer Caceres. It's a lifestyle. She simultaneously works as a registered dietitian at Miami Children's Hospital, a corporate wellness counselor at Discovery Channel and remains active in her native Miami community by leading and participating in several outreach...

Grab-and-Go Breakfast Ideas

A healthy breakfast can fuel your entire day.

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Waking up at the 6:30 a.m. is tiring enough and even worse when your body is lacking nutrients to last you throughout the day. Unfortunately, it is hard to make a big breakfast on rushed school mornings. Starting off your day with a healthy breakfast does not need to be difficult or stressful. The...

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