[FOOD JUSTICE] End the Corporate Exploitation of ‘Food Deserts’<br />

[FOOD JUSTICE] End the Corporate Exploitation of ‘Food Deserts’

by Tanya Fields

If you have been following the conversation around the lack of fresh foods available in certain districts across the country, then… Read More

[GET LIFE] This Is Your Brain on Sugar

[GET LIFE] This Is Your Brain on Sugar

by Erika Nicole Kendall

If I had to define one nutritional foe that processed food has made virtually inescapable, I could do it without so much as blinking:… Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
What Is ‘Clean Eating’ Anyway?

[GET LIFE]
What Is ‘Clean Eating’ Anyway?

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Thanks to weight loss and wellness bloggers who can’t seem… Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
Put Down the Soda NOW

[GET LIFE]
Put Down the Soda NOW

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Prior to New York City’s soft drink regulations being Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
Why Aren’t We Talking About Fat Black Men?

[GET LIFE]
Why Aren’t We Talking About Fat Black Men?

by Erika Nicole Kendall

We talk so much about overweight Black women---from "concerned" discussions of studies that reveal troubling rates of obesity… Read More

[FOOD JUSTICE]<br />
Who's Keeping Our Kids Unhealthy?

[FOOD JUSTICE]
Who's Keeping Our Kids Unhealthy?

by Tanya Fields

At a conference last weekend, I spoke at length about the daily realities families face in my community when presented with little… Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
What Can We Learn from the Horsemeat Controversy?

[GET LIFE]
What Can We Learn from the Horsemeat Controversy?

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Though we keep hearing the names Nestle, Ikea, Burger King, and Taco Bell, don't be fooled: the tally is actually at 13. Thirteen… Read More

Our Children Have More to Lose if We Don’t Change the Way We Eat

Our Children Have More to Lose if We Don’t Change the Way We Eat

by dream hampton

My fighter of a father survived a massive stroke but lost his life to a heart attack. He was in his early sixties. My beloved… Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
The Hidden Eating Disorder in the Black Community

[GET LIFE]
The Hidden Eating Disorder in the Black Community

by Erika Nicole Kendall

As I pen this essay, I am acutely aware of my actions. My mother is in the hospital for a subarachnoid hemorrhage, which… Read More

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Why I Won't Listen to Beyonce

by #teamEBONY

As someone who has music from every solo album Beyonce has ever recorded, I can say that I have been a long time fan. So I never… Read More

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