Causes of Obesity (Pt.2)

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D The simple cause of obesity is an increase in the consumption of high-calorie foods with a decrease in physical activity. In other words, you eat more than your body burns, and your body stores the excess as fat. DID YOU KNOW: there is a direct … Continue reading Causes of Obesity (Pt.2)

What’s Hypertension?

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Hypertension forces the heart to work harder, which damages blood vessels throughout the body including those found in the kidneys. Over time, the gradual increase in Blood Pressure takes it tolls on the kidneys, causing damage to the blood flow; which leads to a vicious … Continue reading What’s Hypertension?

FIBER TO THE MAIN OFFICE

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D DID YOU KNOW: adding fiber to your daily meals prevent and reduces the potential damage caused by type 2 diabetes; by reducing blood glucose levels by average of 10% Fiber is nutrient dense, it improves digestion, induces a sense of fullness after eating, which prevents … Continue reading FIBER TO THE MAIN OFFICE

What’s Kidney Disease ?

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D When you ignore the signs of it, like a Blood Pressure as high as 230/70. Your body will enter into end-stage renal disease; which means your kidneys are failing and they would require dialysis while the search for an organ donor begins. Located just below … Continue reading What’s Kidney Disease ?

What’s Chromium ?

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Chromium is an essential trace mineral required enhancing insulin function (which is the hormone that regulates blood sugar) and aids in the metabolism of macronutrients and cholesterol. It also assists with the proper metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. A compound naturally produced in the … Continue reading What’s Chromium ?