The gap also has to do with African-American kids watching more "youth-targeted" networks.

Appetite for Change and youth from North Minneapolis, Minnesota, address food deserts and growing healthy food in their new viral video, "Grow Food."

You can break your addiction to the sweet stuff A red velvet cupcake at a holiday party, a sliver of cherry pie on your birthday, a bowl of java nut crunch ice cream on a steamy summer day: These are some of life’s sweetest treats. But for many (most?) of us, sugar isn’t just an […]

It’s the most common nutritional deficiency in this country Iron is crucial for producing hemoglobin, the protein that aids in oxygen delivery throughout our bodies. Without it, we can develop anemia. Yet lack of iron is the most common nutritional deficiency in this country, especially among women. Are you getting enough iron? Check this list […]

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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Chef Reginald Martin, Roland’s brother, is leading a group of young and aspiring chefs in a national healthy cooking contest this week in Washington D.C. The contest’s challenge: to create tasty recipes without the use of salt.  Reginald joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the competition and the healthy schools campaign, Cooking Up Change. Be sure […]

You’ve probably already heard that a healthy diet can help reduce a host of diseases and conditions, as well as help improve how your body looks and performs. But now, a new study is singling out one food group in particular as the one that can really help save your life. But…there’s a catch. According […]

For Black History Month, NewsOne honors GAME CHANGERS: Everyday heroes whose actions make life better for the people around them. SEE ALL OUR GAME CHANGERS HERE. Vivian Kurutz Place of Residence: New York City Why She’s a Game Changer: This fall, Kurutz launched the Harlem Wellness Center, dedicated to helping area residents launch and maintain […]

The first month of the year is almost done. Be honest with yourself–have you kept up your resolution of eating healthy? It’s ok–I have admittedly…

It’s holiday time, so you know what that means — parties! And food! And drinks!  But even though you must make the rounds, that doesn’t mean that you should go all out on the calories. Dr. Ro, who can be seen frequently on Dr. Oz’s show, gave tips on NewsOne Now with Roland Martin for how to avoid […]