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U.S. soda sales drop for 12th straight year

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under News

For the 12th year in a row, soda sales in the United States have dropped, with 2016 sales dropping by 1.2 percent, according to a report made by trade publication Beverage Digest. The decrease is thought to have occurred because of consumers wanting healthier choices and the sugar taxes that were made ...

Look Great, Feel Great, Be Great!

Look Great, Feel Great, Be Great!

Kelsey Marroquin, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles

Staying healthy is fun and easy! There are tons of ways to stay healthy, from dancing, Zumba, sports, yoga, and hiking. I could go on and on but then this would be a never ending article. One new thing that I've decided to try is Pilates. One word to describe how I feel about Pilates. Simply Ahhh-mazin...

Staying Fit or Staying Trendy?

Staying Fit or Staying Trendy?

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A gym membership and an organized meal plan has never been so popular as it is today. The fitness and health lifestyle has never been embraced as much as it is today either. What is so attractive about this lifestyle? Is it the results that appear in our physical appearance leading to the ultimate...

Dr. Anissa McNeil to speak on campus in part of FAST: Fitness and Sports Talks

Dr. Anissa McNeil to speak on campus in part of FAST: Fitness and Sports Talks

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under News Briefs & Upcoming Events

The Rio Hondo Fitness Specialist Program will be presenting their first FAST: Fitness and Sports Talks of the Spring 2016 semester on Feb. 18. Dr. Anissa McNeil will share how her zeal for running, business, and service are inspirational to all. The event will take place in the PE Complex 103.  

Healthier Thanksgiving Picks

Healthier Thanksgiving Picks

Corrin Jimenez, Staff Writer

November 25, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles

We all know that the best part about thanksgiving is indulging into all of our favorite foods. However, even though we treat ourselves a little more we can still make semi-healthy decisions when it comes to our thanksgiving food options. Here is a list of food comparisons that will help you when it comes...

Licorice root tea and its benefits

Licorice root tea and its benefits

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Every time I think about licorice I think about those licorice flavored candies that I get during Halloween and I hate them. It’s because they have this really nasty medicinal taste to them. I don’t understand why people enjoy them. When I recently had canker sores, I hated it. My canker sores...

Are Chia Seeds Good For You?

Are Chia Seeds Good For You?

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles

So what are Chia Seeds first of all? Sounds like something you’d see in the plants aisle at Home Depot or your local garden store. And you’d have guessed right because they’re seedlings and are used to grow your own chia plant and are edible too, according to LongTimeMother who wrote the article...

What’s in your face wash?

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles

Not too many people think ahead by checking the ingredients listed in their facial washes. Most people look at what the product can do for ‘you’ as the recipient of the product. Instead of trying to look more into their products, they sometimes go by just the smell of the facial wash and finding...

Food-Based Vitamins?

Food-Based Vitamins?

Christopher Ly, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles

Hey look! That looks useful, I think? A multi-vitamin that’s supposedly healthy for you recommended by some TV advertisement down the aisle of the health section, I think it was Centrum. Looking at the bottle with speculation, is it really good for you? I thought the same too when I took to the...

Rio faculty member will participate in AIDS walk

Rio faculty member will participate in AIDS walk

Rick Loza, Staff Writer

October 4, 2015


Filed under News

Rio Hondo faculty member Jose Arroyo will be participating in this years AIDS walk and is asking for donations from the community in order to achieve his goal. Arroyo has stepped up to the challenge by walking a 10K fundraising walk in order to bring awareness and educate individuals on the t...

Souplantation: a start to healthy restaurant dining

Souplantation: a start to healthy restaurant dining

Alyssa Lopez, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles

When you're searching for a healthy alternative restaurant, it is a difficult mission to find food you would be willing to eat. You should expect an everyday boring prepackaged salad with mediocre cold chicken typically sold in major fast food restaurant chains. A unique buffet style chain restaurant,...

Stay beautiful

Emily Lujan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Opinion

Anyone who weighs over 120 pounds and doesn't wear a size 2 may as well cease to exist.  If their inner thighs touch, they can forget about looking good in a bikini, they'll probably never even land a stable career, and die sad and alone.  Ridiculous right?  Only, these are just a few of the unrealistic...

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