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Fat shaming and the thin epidemic: Jill Andrew at TEDxYorkU 2014

Jill Andrew's lively body image talk addresses fat shaming, fat euphemisms (i.e. plus fashion), and strategies to address what she calls the pervasive "thin ...
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Sponsored Post: Fast Facts on Fat, An Essential Part of Our Diet

The low-fat food trend has been around for the past four decades, leading to an increase in highly processed foods, stripped of fat, but filled with sugar and other unnatural fillers. Despite the reduction in fat consumption, obesity has risen in the western world by 30% in this time. This suggests the low-fat food push seems to have negatively impacted diet related disease rates and that highly processed low-fat foods may actually be the cause of this epidemic. Governments, educators, some…See More
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Sponsored Post: Fast Facts on Fat, An Essential Part of Our Diet

The low-fat food trend has been around for the past four decades, leading to an increase in highly processed foods, stripped of fat, but filled with sugar and other unnatural fillers. Despite the reduction in fat consumption, obesity has risen in the western world by 30% in this time. This suggests the low-fat food push seems to have negatively impacted diet related disease rates and that highly processed low-fat foods may actually be the cause of this epidemic. Governments, educators, some…See More
Apr 4
dancesexmusichiphop liked Robust's blog post FEATURE: Book - Treat Your Taste Buds With 'Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed'
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Mental Health Awareness Month

"Did you know that during the time of slavery in the Americas, captives were diagnosed as having mental illness for desiring/attempting to escape their enslavers? Whites believed that the slaves were crazy for wanting their…"
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Mental Health Awareness Month

"We know about the Prison Industrial Complex. I imagine the same effort will be applied here. From what I know, they are building psychiatric facilities like they are jails and there should be caution regarding the bias and disproportionate…"
Mar 29
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Mental Health Awareness Month

"And yes, I DID SAY GOD. I know, I am speaking in the Afropunk community. I have been in the community since 2007 and I know bringing up God is more than likely not going to make me more popular in these here…"
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Mental Health Awareness Month

"I am not board certified [lol] or anything but ponder this: I remember sometime around 2005 leading organizations within the psychiatric community w95% percent of Americans suffered from SOME degree of mental degradation. That…"
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Sponsored Post: Fast Facts on Fat, An Essential Part of Our Diet

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

The low-fat food trend has been around for the past four decades, leading to an increase in highly processed foods, stripped of fat, but filled with sugar and other unnatural fillers. Despite the reduction in fat consumption, obesity has risen in the western world by 30% in this time. This suggests the low-fat food push seems to have negatively impacted diet related disease rates and that highly processed low-fat foods may actually be the cause of this epidemic. Governments,…

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FEATURE: Book - Treat Your Taste Buds With 'Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed'

Posted on March 19, 2014 at 10:00am 9 Comments

I’m not going to lie; I’ve always thought that being a vegan was simply out of the question for me because it would be virtually impossible for me to go on in life without stuffing my face with delicious, meat-laden African dishes. However, after checking out some of the recipes in…

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Black Women and Mental Health

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 10:44am 3 Comments

I realize it’s cliché to say this, but I never thought it would happen to me. Mainly because I’ve been out of high school for 16 years. I don’t socialize in petty social circles or report to a Queen Bee. I’m 33; if I don’t click with someone, I move on. My guard was down; therefore, being cyber-bullied was the last thing I ever expected.

I work with young adult addicts and if it’s true “you are the age you started using,” then I basically work with teenagers. I’ve been at…

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AFROPUNK Feature: Chef KPE

Posted on January 1, 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Meet Chef KPE, one of the youngest executive chefs in NYC. 

by Khalid Livingston

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