Health and Nutrition

Patti LaBelle, Auntie Patti, Ms. LaBelle, Lady Marmalade…whatever you want to call her, Patti’s name is synonymous with good music and big smiles. Born Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards in Philadelphia on May 24, 1944, her career spans over a half of century with awards, critical acclaim and a string of hits. Recently, BlackDoctor.org sat down with Ms. […]

Are you interested in being healthier? How about slimmer, smarter, or more beautiful? Well, eat your greens and you’ll be on your way to all of those. Greens are amazing and here’s why: 1. Weight Control. Leafy greens are extremely low in calories, yet super high in nutrients. Make them the base of your lunch […]

Credit: NoCheatsNeeded.com Article By Andrae Solomon:: EEW Magazine Super Bowl Sunday is a big day for chowing down on pizza, wings, and fattening dips, but Bishop T.D. Jakes is encouraging you to snack healthier this year. To introduce heart healthy treats, the 57-year-old Dallas mega pastor has teamed with rising nutrition and wellness guru Kevin […]

The soulful lyrics of Trinidadian-born and British-bred R&B legend Billy Ocean have touched millions across Europe, as well the rest of the world, especially at the height of his career during the 1970s and 80s with hits like “Caribbean Queen” and the timeless ballad “Suddenly.”  Now in his early 60s, Ocean is still making music […]

    They say changing what you eat is the most important part of a weight loss plan, but with so many fad diets and food claims it’s a challenge just to figure out what to eat anymore! When it comes to the great debate of which is better for weight loss – a low-carbohydrate […]

Dining out is convenient and fun, but it’s no secret that it can put a hurting on your wallet and your waistline. One of the easiest and best pieces of weight loss advice is to cook more meals at home. Cooking at home is not only easier on the budget, but can be safer because […]

Going vegetarian is a great way to keep the body clean and energized, but the process can be difficult to transition into for those who have been meat eaters for some time.  One of the most challenging parts about adopting the vegetarian lifestyle is coming up with recipes that make eating a plant-based diet interesting […]

The next time you start feeling that mid-day slump, do yourself a favor by not pouring another cup of coffee, or reaching for a candy bar from the vending machine. Sure, caffeine and sugar may seem like quick fixes at the moment, but the crash that follows will leave you feeling even more tired than […]

Dr. Rovenia M. Brock believes that nutrition is the key to optimal health. The nationally acclaimed health journalist is a nutritionist who often appears on television to share accessible health tips that could save your life. Brock learned the importance of health as a young woman, watching her mother lose a battle with stomach cancer when […]

Physical activity is great to get the body moving and to burn calories, but the most important part of any workout routine is the food you eat! Many people work themselves hard in the gym only to discover that the weight just isn’t budging, and that stubborn fat is primarily attributed to the wrong choices […]

Have you ever tried a green smoothie ? A few years ago, I tasted my first one. It was delicious! Around the same time, a friend bought me a book, called Green for Life, by Victoria Boutenko. I put the book on a shelf and did not pick it up again (or drink another green smoothie) until […]

Are you interested in being healthier? How about slimmer, smarter, or more beautiful? Well, eat your greens and you’ll be on your way to all of those. Greens are amazing and here’s why, 1. Weight Control. Leafy greens are extremely low in calories, yet super high in nutrients. Make them the base of your lunch and […]