In this one-of-a-kind book, Dr. Rovenia M. Brockaknown as Dr. Roac to fans of Black Entertainment Televisionas Heart a Soulareveals practical, satisfying ways for African American women to eat healthy, get fit, and overcome weight problems and the health risks that accompany them. From the aBig Tena myths about miracle weight-loss diets to how eating the right foods can help you live longer and why soul food (if prepared properly) really can be good for you, Dr. Ro shows how many serious illnesses can be largely preventedaand even reversed. And you donat need Oprahas salary to do it. Using her own inspiring story and those of many other women as well, Dr. Ro discusses the health, fitness, and even cultural issues that are unique to black women, and outlines a diet and nutrition program to fit every lifestyle. From the Hardcover edition.... salad, mashed potatoes, collards, pole beans, three-bean salad, macaroni and cheese, corn bread, rolls, cakes, puddings, pies. And you didna#39;t just get two or three items and call it a day; you had to have a taste of everything, often in titanic- sized ... Certainly we may not consciously think about our ancestors when wea#39;re crafting a Thanksgiving meal from recipes ... There were yams in Nigeria, which were used to make a porridge-like dish called fufu, eaten with green vegetables likeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Dr. Ro's Ten Secrets to Livin' Healthy|
|Author||:||Rovenia Brock, Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||Bantam - 2008-12-10|