• Give Kids a Shot At Life with Life-Saving Vaccines

    Shot At Life is a movement to protect children worldwide by providing life-saving vaccines where they are most needed. Did you know that one child dies every 20 seconds from a disease that could be prevented with a vaccine? We are lucky here in America, where vaccines are readily available. It isn’t like that in other parts of the world. Believe me, I know. I grew up in the Philippines, where poverty is a critical issue. Over there, those who live in remote areas do not have access to modern amenities, clean water, let alone, life-saving vaccines. I know of many who have died from preventable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea,…

  • What I Learned From My Paleta Juice Cleanse

    The truth is it’s mostly psychological. A 2-day juice cleanse won’t make too much of a difference in your overall health. In fact, doctors will tell you that our bodies eliminate toxins naturally anyway. But when I received my 2 bags of cold pressed juices from Paleta, I welcomed  this chance to do another cleanse , my second juice cleanse.  It would be a great way to jump start my health regimen. Since I’m not very good with exercising and always eating a balanced meal, anything that gets me on track is a good thing. It’s sad but true. So challenge accepted!  My kids are like “Why are you doing it…

  • Stop Diabetes : Tour de Cure OC

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month. The American Diabetes Association envisions a life free of this dreaded disease. The goal of this month is to raise awareness and come together as a community to Stop Diabetes, a disease that affects nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States alone. According to ada.org: “Another 79 million Americans have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.The American Diabetes Association estimates that the total national cost of diagnosed diabetes in the United States is $245 billion.” My own grandmother had diabetes so I am very familiar with the disease. When the opportunity to be part of the marketing and…