5 Rules to Follow for Healthier Eating in the New Year

Source: healthmatters.nyp.org Portion the perfect plate Each meal should consist of 45 percent fiber-rich carbohydrates, 30 percent healthy fats, and 25 percent lean proteins, such as white-meat chicken or turkey, fish, tuna, tofu, beans, or egg whites, Rosenstock says. Eat before hunger strikes A good way to make sure you don’t end up reaching for chips or a chocolate bar when you need a snack … Continue reading 5 Rules to Follow for Healthier Eating in the New Year

What Are Beets Good For?

Source: Food and Wine Some people may call Beets a Superfood. Beets are high in fiber. Fiber can help you control blood sugar levels, maintain a healthy weight, lower cholesterol and stay regular.  So how can you use beets in your meal? Here is a list of ways you can eat Beets. Crushed. For beets that are crispy on the outside and super tender within, … Continue reading What Are Beets Good For?

Celebrating Maude Ballou

Stanford The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute Marting Luther King, Jr birthday is celebrated on January 15th. His birthday is remembered through oratory presentations, parades, and other events. It’s a time the community comes together to reflect on how Dr. King fought for our rights and freedoms.  When you see photos of Dr. King, he is surrounded by men he trusted and … Continue reading Celebrating Maude Ballou

It’s All In The Mind!!

By Contributing Writer, Jacquie Parish Each new year holds an exciting promise — whether it’s a blank canvas for a new beginning or an opportunityfor improvement on what’s already great. We have the potential to do whatever we set out to accomplish ifwe keep a positive perspective. Stories of rebirth offer hope that change is possible.We must be willing to let go of parts of … Continue reading It’s All In The Mind!!

Ujima and Friends Podcast

The Ujima and Friends Podcast is hosted by Damita Miller-Shanklin and Eliza Edwards. Our topics will range from community stories, interviews, and topics of the month. You can find our podcast anywhere you listen to your favorite podcast. You can subscribe to our podcast page at Ujima Magazine and Friends That way you won’t miss an episode.  Continue reading Ujima and Friends Podcast