It’s too easy to blame Black people’s rates of heart disease and diabetes for the high rate of COVID-19 related mortality. It’s so, so much deeper than that.
The “Study” Guide
People will tell you any old self-hating nonsense about why there aren’t any good grocery stores in the hood. It’s time to learn the truth.
There’s been this one thing that has been nagging at me ever since I first saw it, about a year ago: But a study published Tuesday in The Journal of…
Study: Hair care might be barrier to health for black women. Should doctors be talking to us about it?
We can barely get doctors to hear us when we talk about the pain from bones dangling from sockets, or other real and sincere health problems. Doctors are supposed to care about something like our hair?
Last week, a flurry of news reports were released, discussing research from the American Heart Association that discusses whether or not we can consider coconut oil a “healthful” food. From…
“People who eat “light” snacks and drinks such as baked potato chips or diet soda are likely to eat 13 percent more calories than people eating full fat snacks.” Duh.
I believe I said, years ago, one more link for good measure, that the onslaught of reality tv show weight loss porn aggravated me to no end. I stated, very…
More than 50 per cent of the 150 doctors, dieticians and personal trainers who were surveyed thought the fat was converted to energy or heat.
Do you think weight and size should be included in the list of protected classes and, if so, in what instances would it help?
True or False: Foods such as Clif Bars and Wheaties, whose packaging suggests that they promote fitness, can actually make you healthy.
Yes! I’m telling you that, if your goal is to lose weight and live healthier, you need to go to sleep! I am sending you to bed. Go. Now. And here’s why.
But is a serving of boiled potatoes really much worse than a helping of nuts? Is some white bread as bad as a candy bar?
Study tests fitness tracking wristbands, smartphone apps, and waist-clipping pedometers. Guess which one was most accurate?
Why is it that the poorest Americans would spent their hard-earned dollars on something like diet pills, that promise results without actual work?
“We found that strong obesity discrimination was displayed across all job selection criteria, such as starting salary, leadership potential, and likelihood of selecting an obese candidate for the job.”
A 9-question quiz to help you discern whether or not you suffer from a food addiction.
On recent analysis regarding sodium in the diet, and my first thoughts reading the research.
That smoothie might be causing your more harm than good.
“we could see a clear relation between their weight and offers of admission for those applicants who had had an in-person interview…”
Now researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine report that weight loss, either through diet or a combination of diet and exercise, can lead to better sleep.