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


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!


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


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”


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...]