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

Active Living: Annual Wellness

During your wellness exam, you may receive screening for cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, mammogram, pap test, osteoporosis, or STDs. Your doctor may ask you about current stress, physical activity, diet, or drug use such as tobacco and alcohol. Try to get that appointment to start a healthy new year.  For more information contact your regular physician.  Continue reading Active Living: Annual Wellness

Clautier “CeCe” Campbell

Where Healthy Body Meets Healthy Hair By Damita Miller-Shanklin Clautier Campbell is the Healthy Hair Queen. I got the chance to speak with her and discuss her business and how she merges a healthy body with healthy hair.  Tell me a little about yourself? CeCe: I started doing hair when I was in High School with braiding but then started doing natural hair. I opened … Continue reading Clautier “CeCe” Campbell

She Speaks Wellness-There is a Reason for our Seasons

By Minister Sonya Hosey, Ordained Clergy Founder/CEO – Iron Sharpens Iron 4MySisters Network The book of Ecclesiastes 3: speaks about the seasons of life, the highs, and lows. Our lives are a perfect story. We are the characters in settings, and when life begins to turn the pages, the climax of our story begins. These are Seasons! Ecclesiastes 3: 1 – 4. 1. To everything, … Continue reading She Speaks Wellness-There is a Reason for our Seasons

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