Yenifer Gallegos Edith Martinez Monique Saldana Karen Arriaga
Eating Habits and
No More “Children Having Children”
Have you thought about
how pregnancy affects
your ability to accomplish
"People in my life or
community think it's
okay to be a teen
Education Comes First….
Fact: Daycare is offered in some High Schools
Fresno is the 7th ranking County
with the highest rate in teen child
Alternative: Providing more programs
at school, to help reduce numbers in
Teen Access to Health Care:
63% of Latina’s and their families
have a type of medical insurance
However top three concerns are:
- People abusing the system
- Won’t be able to afford
- Will cause the United
States to go into debt
The Food Desert
42% Latina girls answered that the nearest market
with fresh fruits and vegetables is 5 blocks or further
away from home.
Supermarkets with fresh healthy choices are not
common in low-income areas which leave convenience
stores as the first option for groceries. Fresno has the
highest concentration of convenience stores in the
48% of Latinas said they only have 1-2 serving of fruits
and vegetables per day, not close enough to what is
Body and Nutrition Affect You
Of the Latinas surveyed, 42% said they feel that they
have a healthy weight while the other 58% are unsure
about how they feel about it.
41% answered that they exercise at home. Another 32%
stated that they play a sport.
Being active and eating healthy are very strongly
connected, but if the body is not getting the nutrition it
needs because access to healthier choices is difficult for
a Latina, then something in the system is not right.
Time to make a CHANGE!
Be the voice! Choose your passion
and drive yourself to make a
Provide students with knowledge
and resources for these topics.
Be more sensitive to your
Make yourself available,
noticeable, and approachable.