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Did your grandmother fix oatmeal on cold mornings to “warm your insides”? She may have been on to something. Several recent studies have revealed people who regularly eat whole grains, including oats, brown rice and quinoa, reduce cholesterol levels and their risk of heart disease, stabilize blood glucose levels and improve intestinal health. Though many […]

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America’s Nutrition Coach, Dr. Ro joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss the importance of managing our cholesterol levels so that we can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke and heart attacks. Dr. Ro, who teamed up with the Make Your Move Across America campaign, told Martin that “74 […]

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The USDA’s food pyramid might be a few slices short of a loaf.  According to the United States Department of Agriculture, if we eat the right amount of meat, dairy and fruits everyday we’re all supposed to be healthy. Dr. Robyne Chutkan, author of “Gutbliss: A 10-Day Plan to Ban Bloat, Flush Toxins, and Dump Your Digestive […]

According to the CDC, prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men, with over 913,000 new cases and over 261,000 deaths worldwide each year. According to the U.S. Department Of Health & Human Services: Black men are nearly twice as likely to have new cases of prostate cancer, as compared […]

Mmm…butter. While your heart and stomach melt at the mere mention of anything dripping with savory, golden, delicious butter, the medical community feels…otherwise. That is, with the exception of ghee. Ghee is made by heating butter until the milk solids are separated and then removed.  It is not only a staple of Ayurvedic medicine and Indian […]