June 11, 2012
Poverty and food deserts aren't to blame for our weight problems, the head of a health center says.
May 31, 2012
This fat-acceptance advocate and blogger says that being healthy is not an obligation.
May 25, 2012
This celebrity chef says that we have to get real about options for healthy eating in the hood.
May 17, 2012
We teamed up with Olympian Dominique Dawes to promote "black, fit and healthy" living.
May 16, 2012
This environmental advocate says we should think of the outdoors as a free health club.
May 12, 2012
This week on The Confab: Join The Root's senior political correspondent, Cynthia Gordy, as she chats with staff writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and contributing editor Demetria L. Lucas about the political risk in Obama's same-sex-marriage announcement and the lesser-known factors behind obesity in the black community.
by Danielle Moodie-Mills onMay 12, 2012
Your Take: An environmental education expert advocates an old-school solution for children's health.
by Joshua R. Weaver onMay 11, 2012
The Root talked to 10 Washingtonians about obesity in their communities. Here's what they think.
by Joshua R. Weaver onMay 9, 2012
The Root Recommends: The Olympian and D.C. athletes headline The Root's first black healthy family day.
May 9, 2012
This urban farmer and author says that growing your own food is neither "slave work" nor a passing trend.
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