by Hillary Crosley onMarch 15, 2013
New York's plan might create healthier choices for black consumers, so why fight it?
by Dream Hampton onMarch 3, 2013
Ebony contributor dream hampton's father and stepfather died of heart attacks that could have been prevented with a better diet. To combat unhealthy eating habits among the next generation, she's tackling the issue with MomsRising.org.
by Aisha I. Jefferson onNovember 12, 2012
With changes in its NCAA conference and student-health issues, the reasons to ditch sports were clear.
November 8, 2012
Your Take: Health literacy for all trumps an athletics program for a few, the school's president says.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 11, 2012
The city's approach has managed to reduce rates of obesity among schoolchildren, with impressive results among African-American boys.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 2, 2012
We spoke about fast food and black obesity to Greg Watson, who is tasked with making the chain's menu healthier.
by Demetria L. Lucas onSeptember 27, 2012
Ask Demetria: If your girl has put on weight, work together to return to a healthy, loving place.
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.
August 13, 2012
Uncover the best tips for living healthy in America's largest metropolitan areas.
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