Mary Gonzalez is a thoughtful daughter and a loving mother and grandmother. She works at the American Heart Association in New York City where she helps make a difference in people’s lives. She serves as an advocate in high risk and underserved communities in the Bronx where she lives, eats, plays and prays.
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November 7, 2017
My daughter, Krissy, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when she was still in elementary school. From the beginning, I never wanted my daughter to feel different and, like all parents, I wanted the very best for her. I also wanted her to be confident and empowered to make good choices. Fortunately, through years of practice, we learned a very important lesson: what you put in your body matters! My family is from the Bronx, in New York City, where making the right decision when it comes to your kids’ nutrition can be difficult. In my neighborhood, we have a lot of fast food chains and a lot...