1 OUT OF 3 THREE KIDS IN AMERICA IS OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE…STUNNING!!!

Fried chicken fingers, hamburgers, French fries and sugary sodas dominate children’s menus in most chain restaurants, and most kids meals fall short of meeting basic nutritional standards, a nonprofit health advocacy group said Thursday. Some 97% of nearly 3,500 kids meals analyzed don’t meet basic nutritional standards, the Center for Science in the Public Interest… [Continue Reading]

BLACK MALE MODEL, NGO OKAFOR: BRAND NEW VIDEO FOR MEN’S HEALTH MAGAZINE

Check out my brand new video for Men’s Health Magazine’s website and Ipad app. In this video, I show you how to throw punches like a pro. Click now, to check it out. Posted by Ngo Okafor The most downloaded black male model photo gallery and blog www.getingo.com

5 FOODS THAT HELP YOU FIGHT THE FLU

You’ve stocked up on cold and flu medicine and have enough hand sanitizer and tissues to last for decades, but have you considered how your diet affects your health? Most people opt for orange juice and chicken noodle soup when they feel the sniffles coming on, but those aren’t the only foods that can help… [Continue Reading]

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY CRITICIZES SUPREME COURT HEALTH CARE RULING

Members of the foodservice industry expressed deep disappointment and concern after the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision on Thursday to uphold President Barack Obama’s highly controversial health care law. In a narrow 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court judges upheld the constitutionality of the central element of the president’s sweeping Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,… [Continue Reading]

JAIL AFFECTING MAYWEATHER’S HEALTH? WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THIS?

There is a report out today, that Floyd Maweather’s lawyers are fighting to ease the manner in which he serves out his prison sentence. Lawyers for Floyd Mayweather Jr. say that he is getting out of shape in solitary confinement and may never fight again if he’s not released from the cramped Las Vegas jail cell. My argument… [Continue Reading]

I’M YOUNG, I’M BROKE, AND NO I DON’T HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE….HELP

This caption may be funny, but this is no laughing matter. Several young people are walking around with no health insurance. Some young doctors don’t even have adequate life insurance because they are broke. They already have no money because they are trying to pay off their college loans and talk about life insurance….get real!… [Continue Reading]

NO GLOVE NO LOVE: NEW STD RESISTANT TO ANTIBIOTICS, MAJOR CRISIS

A major public health crisis is emerging, in the form of a sexually-transmitted disease that doesn’t respond to antibiotics, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday. Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually-transmitted infections. It is spread through oral, vaginal and anal sex. About 106 million people worldwide become infected every year. “Once this organism develops… [Continue Reading]

MICHELLE OBAMA VISITS ‘GOOD MORNING AMERICA’ AND ‘THE VIEW’

First lady Michelle Obama stops by Good Morning America (GMA) and The View this morning to talk about her new book.  First lady Michelle Obama has become a high-profile spokeswoman for healthy eating and the importance of fitness with her “Let’s Move!” initiative to fight childhood obesity and focus on eating healthy and natural foods. In… [Continue Reading]

NATURAL HAS NEVER LOOKED SO SEXY-SUPPORT THE BLACK BARBERSHOP OUTREACH PROGRAM

“Natural has never looked so sexy, or gone to a good cause! www.barbershopcollection.com #BlackBarbershopHealthOutreachProgram “. Above is one of the several tweets sent out by several celebrities in support of the Black Barbershop Outreach Program. I was recently approached to become a spokesperson and spokesmodel for the BBOP and the Black Barbershop Collection. The collection is a… [Continue Reading]