by Aisha I. Jefferson onNovember 12, 2012
With changes in its NCAA conference and student-health issues, the reasons to ditch sports were clear.
by Elon James White onAugust 29, 2012
Byron Hurt's film Soul Food Junkies encourages blacks to eat cultural delicacies in moderation.
by Lynette Holloway onAugust 22, 2012
In a city hit hard by the recession, here's how to exercise and eat well without spending a fortune.
by Hillary Crosley onAugust 13, 2012
The California city's legacy of activism extends beyond just politics to include food and fitness options.
by Lynette Holloway onAugust 8, 2012
With plenty of parks and a thriving food scene, the Windy City makes staying fit a breeze.
by Hillary Crosley onJuly 30, 2012
From biking to vegan soul food, there's plenty going on in the Big Apple to supplement a healthy lifestyle.
July 19, 2012
Check out footage from The Root's Focus on Obesity event, held last week in Washington, D.C.
July 16, 2012
With panels and a keynote luncheon, we put a spotlight on black obesity at our recent event.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMay 7, 2012
Duke University researchers say that Americans will only get heavier over the next 20 years.
by Cynthia Gordy onMay 1, 2012
From menu changes to bike-friendly cities, The Root measures the outcomes of Michelle Obama's campaign.
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