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Making & Keeping New Year’s Resolutions: Houston Matters for Thurs., Jan. 2, 2014

Posted on · Can you actually stick to your New Year’s resolutions this year? We talk about making resolutions in a way that’s more attainable. And we’ll hear from some Houstonians who made resolutions in 2013 and kept them. We’ll hear how they made it happen. Plus: We’ll learn about a program that encourages African Americans to eat […]

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Eating What Your Ancestors Ate: Combating Obesity Through Heritage

Posted on · Many people make New Year’s resolutions to eat better and/or lose weight. In 2009, a Department of Health and Human Services report found that 71 percent of African Americans in Houston were obese. To combat that, a non-profit organization called Oldways has created an African Heritage Diet Pyramid, a healthy eating model designed specifically for African Americans. […]