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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the third most common cause of malignancy-related death in men and women in the United States. An estimated 134,490 new cases and 49,190 deaths occurred in 2016 according to a prepared abstract by the Committee on Minority Affairs and Cultural Diversity, American College of ...

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Eating Well With Sean Peters

Eating Well With Sean Peters

Sean Peters is a home cook, fitness advocate and the founder of My Body, My Kitchen (MBMK).  And we at Healthy Black Men are happy to announce Mr. Peters will be joining our team of Contributors. MBMK is a platform that empowers its readers to live a healthy lifestyle and provides tasty and innovative ways to ...

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Early Detection of Type-2 Diabetes

Early Detection of Type-2 Diabetes

African Americans are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. In addition, they are more likely to suffer complications from diabetes, such as end-stage renal disease and lower extremity amputations. Diabetes is a problem with your body that causes blood glucose (sugar) levels ...

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Get Fit With Health Coach Brandon Howard

Get Fit With Health Coach Brandon Howard

Healthy Black Men welcomes Mr. Brandon Howard, an ACE Certified Health Coach, and Personal Trainer for Baptist Health Milestone Wellness Center to our stellar team of expert Contributors. Howard caught the 'fitness' bug during college. "Around that time I befriended a young lady on the gymnastics team and she ...

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‘Africanize Your Diet’

‘Africanize Your Diet’

Did you know that Black Americans who switched to a high-fiber African diet for just two weeks saw a dramatic drop in risk factors for colon cancer, according to a study published this month? A group of Africans who went the other way and started eating American food rich in animal proteins and fats saw their risks ...

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