Ring in the New Year 2012 with the African Heritage Diet Pyramid

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This is the month to start New Year resolutions such eating healthy, losing weight, stop eating out every day and cook more at home.  I had the chance of being invited to a nutritional webinar from … [Read more...]

Happy Kwanzaa Time!

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During the week of December 26th  thru January 1st, 2012 is a long seven day ceremony of bountiful  feasts, storytelling, music, dance and rich symbolism serves as a window to the African heritage - … [Read more...]

The Global Epidemic of Diabetes

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This month of November is American Diabetes Month.  Diabetes is not just an American disease but a global epidemic. Everyone knows that HIV/AIDS is taking a toll in Africa but not everyone knows that … [Read more...]

Motherland Treasure: Ethiopia’s “New Jerusalem”

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In a small town in the hills of Ethiopia, the natives have a story: Once upon a time, there was an infant who was destined to be a king. … [Read more...]