Liana Sims

Faith and Fitness:
Pastor Loses 180 Pounds

by Mame M. Kwayie

At 356 pounds, 21-year-old Liana Sims knew that though her weight had yet to kill her physically, it had already been fatal to her… Read More

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How to Get Your Family to Eat Clean

by Erika Nicole Kendall

When it comes to eating healthier, one of the biggest roadblocks is doing it with a family to accommodate. You’ve… Read More

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5 Diet Sabotaging Foods

by Kristin Braswell

Summer is just around the corner (finally) and for many of us, that means heading to the gym to shed a few pounds, or just making… Read More

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Raw Veganism Cleared Up My Acne

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

The header at the top of Esosa Edosomwan’s website, Raw Girl Toxic World… Read More

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Organic vs. GMO:
A Matter of Privilege

by Adam Harris

Walk into a major grocery store in America and you are likely to see two things: one is a small section labeled “organic”… Read More

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[URBAN ORGANIC]
Beware of Pesticides

by Crystal Whaley

As we gear up for the warmer weather, eating fresh produce should become even more of a priority. You’ll have more energy to… Read More

Juicing: The Myths and Facts About the Latest Diet Trend

Juicing: The Myths and Facts About the Latest Diet Trend

by Julianka Bell

Freshly pressed juice has become the new diet fad. A swarm of celebs, including Thandie Newton, Venus Williams, and Russell Simmons… Read More

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Lobbyists Push to Weaken School Nutrition

by Monifa Bandele

Where I live, school lunches used to be pretty gross. But I have to admit, I didn't know what horrible shape school lunchrooms… Read More

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10 Delicious Gluten-Free Snacks

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

The gluten -free life can be frustrating… Read More

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[URBAN ORGANIC] 9 Easy Ways to Detox Daily

by Crystal Whaley

Spring has finally arrived. As we start to enjoy the warmer weather the yummy indulgences life has to offer become increasingly more… Read More

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