via BlackDoctor: Making lifestyle changes isn’t always the easiest, especially when it comes to eating habits. To make this change a bit easier for you, we’ve listed 5 simple steps you can take today to get the ball rolling! 1. Eat More Plants The data is strong: the more plants you eat, the lower your […]

via BlackDoctor: We’ve all heard the saying, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” and for good reason. Eating a nutritious breakfast in the morning jump starts your metabolism helping you burn more calories during the day. It also helps with mental clarity, gives you fiber and calcium, and helps you perform better. […]

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But when it comes to performance at school, dieticians say, parents need to pay as much attention to lunch. “They need that for better behavior, better attention span and to be prepared to learn. It’s proven,” said registered dietician, Anne Thacker. The mother of […]

“Lose some weight,” “Don’t eat fat,” “Reduce sodium,” “Stay away from sugar,” “Eat smaller portions.” Sound familiar? Good advice, certainly, but it’s so vague. Carefully planning your meals and changing eating behavior are the most difficult aspects of improving your health. And if you have diabetes,  it’s a whole lot more than just avoiding sugar. […]

First Lady Michelle Obama was joined by local DC students for this year’s Fall White House Kitchen Garden Harvest. Following the harvest, Mrs. Obama and students prepared a tasty lunch with the vegetables that were harvested. Be sure to try out her recipe for Kitchen Garden Salad Bowl with Zesty Chicken, Quinoa, and Farro at […]

FACT: According to a recent analysis of U.S. grocery buys, processed foods now make up more than 60 percent of all the calories Americans purchases. And above 80% highly processed foods that households are purchasing are higher in fat, sugar and salt, on average, compared to the less-processed foods. So it’s no wonder these snacks […]

It’s no wonder people started calling breakfast the “most important meal of the day” because it sets the precedent for the remainder of the day.  So if you want to burn belly fat all day long, then try one of these 5 breakfast meals for a flatter tummy. Huevos Rancheros This Spanish-style breakfast is chock-full […]

  Let’s face it, we all eat fast food every now and then. The key is making the right choice when we do.  So if you find yourself in the drive-thru in the morning, check out these best fast food choices. You actually may be surprised by the choices… The Egg McMuffin is a better choice under […]

Celebrity Chef Gerry Garvin, simply known as G. Garvin, is one of America’s busiest culinary giants. His clients have included Former President Bill Clinton and Halle Berry. The author, philanthropist and dynamic host of the Cooking Channel hit, “Road Trip with G. Garvin,” shares five quick and simple tips for healthier cooking and eating for […]

If you’re not a fan of sushi, or just want to try it in a totally different way, go for a little Soul Food Sushi.  That’s right, combine your favorite soul food ingredients, but put them in sushi form.  They’re not as different as you think.  Both have rice, a protein and sauce.  Check out […]

Opting for grilled chicken or seafood this summer may save a woman’s life. According to the result of a 20-year study, women who ate the…

Who doesn’t want pretty skin??? Let’s “face” it: Warmer weather puts the health of your skin on display. And with the right health habits, including…