According to NCSL, The Electoral College is a unique method for indirectly electing the president of the United States. It was established by Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution and modified by the 12th and 23rd Amendments. The Electoral College consists of a total of 538 members, one for each U.S. senator and representative, and three additional electors representing … Continue reading What’s the Electoral College?
The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.Galatians 5:19-21 NIV There … Continue reading Works of the FLESH
*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)
*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Stress causes a rush of cortisol and norepinephrine in your system. These hormones raise your blood pressure which prepares you to either fight the stress or flee from it. Although it is only a temporary reaction; this elevation in blood pressure can still damage blood … Continue reading TOO much Stress
*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?
*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
*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 ?
*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 ?
*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Although diet and exercise are very important elements in the achievement of a desirable body weight and healthy/normal blood sugar level. Sleep appears to be heavily involved in the equations as well. DID YOU KNOW: Sleep deprivation has been linked to insulin resistance and even … Continue reading Don’t Set That Alarm, I’m Sleeping!
*information obtained from African American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Excess weight creates a vicious circle that perpetuates type 2 diabetes. Being overweight causes insulin resistance in your muscles/fat tissues, which in turn forces your system to secret more insulin. When you have increased insulin in your blood, it makes you more overweight because … Continue reading How 2 Lose Weight ?