Hood Health Series

THE CURE FOR THE COMMON COLD

BY SUPREME UNDERSTANDING AND DIVINEGOD B ALLAH Your immune system is your body’s armor when it comes to harmful germs and bacteria. The best way to prevent catching a cold is to have a healthy immune system. Here’s a few easy ways to do that: Get regular exercise,...

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Homemade Baby Food By Satori Ananda

In 1995, I was 19 years old with two children, a boy 3 years old and a new born daughter. I was on food stamps and WIC giving my babies what I thought was the most nutritional food available. I had quit school in the 9th grade and was basically uneducated in many...

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No Genie in the Bottle By Yvette GZ

If you’re scared about drinking tap water again, hold your horses before running to bottled water. In reality it isn’t even guaranteed that it’s safer or healthier than tap water. Here’s why. 1. Bottled water is less regulated than tap water We’re programmed to think...

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Panic Attacks By Justice Rajee

Excerpted from The Hood Health Handbook: A Practical Guide to Health and Wellness in the Urban Community, Vol 2 A “panic attack” is one of those conditions, like depression, that we just don’t like to talk about in the hip-hop community. We associate “panicking” with...

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How Does My Diet Affect My Sex Life?

Excerpted from The Hood Health Handbook: A Practical Guide to Health and Wellness in the Urban Community, Vol 2 As Dr. Joe Esposito has written on the connection between sex and diet: The body responds to sensual stimulant, such as erotic touch, sight, scents, sounds...

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