You’ll Never Guess How This Small Fruit Can Help You Lose Weight

You’ll Never Guess How This Small Fruit Can Help You Lose Weight

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 20, 2017

For those of us who wish to shed a few pounds, the key may lie in a single raisin. At least that’s what mental... Read More

Karen Civil

Karen Civil on Going Vegan, Staying Fit & Living Her Best Life

by Danielle Pointdujour   Apr 05, 2017

From banging with Beats by Dre to jet-setting with your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, if you’re someone who wants to be in the know,... Read More

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

by Jazz Keyes   Mar 29, 2017

African-Americans are a disadvantaged population. This is not up for debate. We have less access to quality education. We are underutilized and undervalued in... Read More

JJ Smith

Smoothie Queen JJ Smith Talks Green Juice and Cents

by Karu F. Daniels   Mar 17, 2017

If you don’t know who JJ Smith is, you better ask somebody—perhaps one of the more than 1.2 million folks who keep up with... Read More

Tia Mowry

Tia Mowry Shows You How to Cook Your Way to a ‘Whole New You’

by Shameika Rhymes   Mar 13, 2017

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 6 million women in the United... Read More

Putting His Heart Into It, Despite the Challenges

Putting His Heart Into It, Despite the Challenges

by Shantell E. Jamison   Aug 22, 2016

Andrew Jones may have the biggest, most courageous heart you’ve ever heard of. But due to a life-threatening heart condition, he needs a new... Read More

Detoxing Our Diets: How We’re Saying Goodbye to Inorganic Foods

Detoxing Our Diets: How We’re Saying Goodbye to Inorganic Foods

by Elizabeth Aguirre   Nov 23, 2015

In 1974, EBONY published an article titled “A Farewell to Chitterlings”. During this time, Black Nationalism was on the rise and a major component... Read More

african american child drinking soda

Wendy’s Pulls Soda From Kids Meals

by Monifa Bandele   Feb 12, 2015

When I was in middle school, my mom worked long days as a hospital administrator and attended graduate school at night. Together, we left... Read More

Getting and Staying Skinny… the Right Way

Getting and Staying Skinny… the Right Way

by Genese Cage   Jan 23, 2015

I can remember three distinct times I’ve been “skinny” in my whole life. The first was freshman year at Savannah State University. I spent... Read More

walnuts

Why You Need Fats in Your Diet

by Erika Nicole Kendall   Sep 03, 2014

For decades, we've been told to eat “balanced meals” in order to be healthy. But balanced how? The latest research in nutrition challenges our... Read More