Archive: January, 1970

A Message to my African American Readers: Understanding how our biochemistry may not be compatible with Western medicine

I think this entity called God, or Allah, or the Tao, or whatever we choose to call it, speaks to all of us in various ways. For me, I get the gift of simple logic. Not very dramatic like a burning bush, but whatever works. Growing up watching my mother and all 7 of her […]

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“Short Story Long”: starting 2013 with a positive “vibration”

It's funny, I thought when I had to leave Chicago back in 2009 after the economy collapsed, it would be of short durtation, when an out of state opportunity came up in my technical field. Man!!!! that was almost 4 years ago!!! My "Short Story" has got pretty "Long"!!! Anyhoo, I know now home is […]

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The amazing feats of Jack Lalanne (my first fitness hero)

Jack Lalanne (at age 71) Jack once made the quote, "I don't wanna die, it would wreck my image". Jack passed away in 2011 at the age of 96. But, with me Jack, your image is not ruined, I am inspired more and more as I read about your accomplishments. He was my first fitness […]

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My Top 10 Veggies [Arguably] more nutritious when Cooked/Steamed as opposed to Raw

Not trying to pick a fight with  the "raw foodies"……… But my research has shown that many veggies were started to be eaten raw only during the "Raw Foodie" movement, whereas, historically they were sometimes and in some cases, always cooked to bring out the nutrients. ~stay healthy~   click here or below to see […]

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My Top 10 Superfoods

…it will take a few seconds for the slideshow to load if comments don't appear and you want to comment, click on the title, "My Top 10 Superfoods",  and go to bottom of page

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Civilization: It’s Cause and Cure

….is the name of a paper written by the 19th century British transcendentalist Edward Carpenter. One of his main points was the concept that civilization, the modernization of man, can contribute to the demise of man, especially as it relates to issues of physical and mental health and well being. Although having read this paper […]

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The Heavyweight Bout: Mother Nature vs. The Drug Industry

[below] My visual interpretation of Mother Nature. Mysterious and intimidating, but very open and honest once you get to know her. ­čÖé Is it just me or does the anyone else find those drug commercials on TV weird? They are beautifully crafted, peaceful scenes of bike riding in the autumn forest, couples walking on the […]

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“Heal Thyself” (Part 5): How I cured my sleep problems with absolutely nothing (except a little knowledge)

Sleep problems can take you down some crazy paths, be it drugs with side effects, fear of hidden diseases, and plain frustration. I got ZERO real solutions from my doctors (sigh…) in spite of pleading for help at my physicals. Now I realize many issues pertaining to "me" have to be solved by "me".   […]

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“Flip the Script” on French Fries from unhealthy into a tasty healthy treat using Coconut Oil and Himalayan Salt

Although French Fries has always been on that list of unhealthy fast foods that we should avoid, and very few can resist their temptations, most don't realize that it's pretty simple to turn them into a heart healthy treat that can even help lose weight. And trust me when I say, the new taste will […]

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“Body”, (Part 48)
a.k.a. “Watching You”
(…a “Locked Down” Summertime Slideshow)

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Duke University tests and ranks the effectiveness of 14 different facial masks for COVID-19 protection

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Bento Box Turkey Club
Roll Ups

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“Misty in Manhattan”
(Ballerina Misty Copelnd gives a tour of her Manhattan Home)

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Pinterest shuts down my Pinterest Page because of my Kolin Kaepernick article

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“Dressed to Grill”
…Sophisticated Skewers (Part 11)

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Cilantro-Lime Chicken Wings

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“Music is the Best Medicine”
“The Lady In My Life”
-Stanley Jordan
(…my Cover Version)

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Jamaican Jerk Skewers

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Ms. Rashidat Owe, Vegan, talks Detox, Fitness and how Yoga saved her life from Drug Abuse

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Chicken and Avocado Sandwich Bento Box

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“It’s a Beautiful Day”
(…for Ziggy Marley’s Pancakes)

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Shrimp Kabobs with
Pistachio-Tarragon Pesto

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Michael B. Jordan Reveals his Body Transformation Secrets for “Creed” and “Black Panther”

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Cheesy Avocado Toast

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Black Owned “Foot Print Farms” in Mississippi Gets Meals to Children During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Healthy Herb Fries

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Girl Talk:
Beauty Secrets from Africa
(Part 3)

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Orange and Avocado Salad

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Cool Fitness Gear!!!
(Part 4)

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Fifteen Creative Five Ingredient Smoothies

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Fifty+, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Angelique Miles, Age 53 !!!
Wellness “Influencer”

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Pan Fried Cod in a Citrus Basil Butter Sauce

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African American Men are at High Risk of ‘False Positives’ in Prostate Cancer Screening

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Sheet Pan Roasted Spring Veggies with Eggs

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Planning the Perfect “Picnic Date” at an Esparanza Spalding Concert

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Chocolate Espresso Waffles

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“Sustainable Lenny” !!!
(…a sneak peek inside Lenny Kravitz’s Farm and Ranch)

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Chicken Souvlaki Bowls
with Garlic Fries

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Beauty products marketed to Black Women more likely to contain toxic chemicals (…says a recent study)

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Spicy Chicken Meal Prep

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One Woman’s Journey into Fighting Acne With Essential Oils

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Lemon Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes

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Black Sesame Seeds help fight Prostate Cancer (…easy to add to daily Smoothies!!)

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Eggs Fried in Bell Peppers

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Ballerina Misty Copeland’s
Five Ways She Eats, Trains and Lives Healthy

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Men’s Natural Body Care
(…becoming an all-natural, GQ “Smooth Operator”)

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Farmer’s Market Salad

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Girl Talk: Natural Contraceptive Methods

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My Top 30 Superfood
“Power Rankings”
(….numbers 1 thru 10)

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Rainbow Veggie Skewers

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“Loves Times Love”
(..a Bright Brooklyn Wedding Affair)

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Turmeric Fruit Salad

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Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
…Many Tampons Contaminated with Toxic Glyphosate Herbicide

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Mango Chicken

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The Prostate Cancer Fighting “Fantastic Four” : Broccoli, Turmeric, Green Tea, Pomegranate

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Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash

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Toxin Levels in women drop sharply┬á just 3 days after switching to natural makeup┬á (…a recent study says)

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Simple Baked Italian Oregano Meatballs

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The “Gangster Gardener”
He plants food gardens on vacant lots all over South Central L.A.

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The “Green Goddess” Sandwich

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Men’s Health: Nutrients for Male Vitality and Well Being (Part 7)

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Chicken, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

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“The Wanderlust Food Diaries”
“Grab Your Hat, Here We Go”
…to Bajacu Villa, Turks and Caicos
Menu: another Tropical Lunch

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“Hanging” With India Arie
…On St. Lucia Island, Caribbean
Menu: Vegetarian Kabobs

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“Clean Eating” Bento Boxes

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Potato, Pepper, and Egg Skillet

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New Study Reveals Importance of Zinc in Prostate Health

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Summer Glow
“Buddha Bowl”

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Dinner and a Movie:
“Creed”
On the Menu: Healthy Philly Cheesesteak

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Almond Banana Pancakes

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Health and Safety Tips When Getting a Tattoo

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Moroccan Chicken Skewers

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See all articles in “The Healthy Chef’s Cookbook”
(The Art of Food)

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See all articles in “Eat Smart”
(The Science of Food)

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The GAIA Health Blog
Ranked in Top 100 Health Blogs!!!

…and top 100 Natural Food Blogs for 2018

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(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ”Raging Against the Machine”
(and also some fun cooking blogs)

One Bold Soul: Artist and Writer

(…”Healthy but Smart” is one of the best websites I’ve found, if you want to find unbiased, informative, and understandable research and info on superfoods and so forth, to aid in taking your health back!!)

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(same name, different blog, no need to fight about it)

Real Food Freaks

Kim’s “Nutritionally Well”

THE PAST ON A PLATE
Special ‘shout out’ to this food blogger. Totally different style than me, but my favorite food blog in creativity. She inspired me to start my ‘Dinner and a Movie’ and “Wanderlust Food Diaries’ articles.

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