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PR51: #DearBlackWoman You Are Making Yourself Sick & Will Die Way Too Soon Because of It

Word on the street is that men are not qualified to speak on anything regarding the health or livelihood of women. That’s all fine and dandy but since I am a women, I figured it’s high time to discuss the deadly path we seem to be on as black women. There appears to be an […]

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PR50: What is ProjectRook: A Moment of Reflection

As I mark the 50th episode of this podcast, I wanna take a moment to reflect on what Project Rook is, why I started it and what’s the overall goal. Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 00:36:02 volume PR50: What is ProjectRook: A Moment of Reflection iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in […]

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PR49: If Grandma And Nem Ate It Why Can’t I?

I know you’ve heard it, probably even said it, “If my grandma and nem ate all of the types of foods healthy folk want me to eliminate and they were just fine and lived long, why shouldn’t I?”. That’s a valid argument, right? Or is it? Here’s what we know: you are not your grandparents […]

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PR48: Dear Parent, You Are Responsible For Your Child’s Failing Health

Whether we want to own up to it or not, we, the parents are to blame for the declining health of our children. From before conception to the moment they are born we allow them to be bombarded with toxins and chemicals that affect not only their physical health but their mental wellbeing as well. […]

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The Church: Why Black Folks Will Never Be Healthy or Well

It’s been a minute since I wrote, Part I: Why I Left The Church but I figured what better time to continue the discussion.I’m tired. Well honestly I bounce back between​ fatigue and frustration.Then again ​it’s actually passion. In pursuit of myself I’ve discovered a passion for life, for love, for people, for truth.And it fuels me […]

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PR47: Healthy But Not Well

We’re on the decline people. Some of us are stuck on counting calories and macro/micro foolishness and others are stuck on getting the “right” numbers from our doctors. Meanwhile the most important aspect our our lives, wellness, goes unattended. Then before you know it, life is spinning out of control and you are seeking some […]

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PR46: A Scientific Perspective of Health w/Tanei Ricks

What does the science say? That’s a question I hear often so I figured who better to have on than a budding scientist?! This week we find out the parallels between science and our approach to food and health from the good brother, Tanei Ricks, PhD student and soon to be Dr. Ricks from University […]

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2017: From One Sh*tty Movement to Another

Aaaaaaand just like that, we’re back! Yeah I know it’s been a minute but you know what I’ve learned about life, when it tells you to get somewhere and sit down and shut up, it would behoove you to do so!The time away has been good. Informative and enlightening. But it’s time to get right back […]

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PR45: The V-Word That’s Hindering Your Health

I don’t know how many times we have to drive home the point that what and how you THINK is more important than what you eat. Yes you read that right. I believe the stagnation in our health is all rooted in one little, or should I say big, word. The v-word. Play / pause […]

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PR44: Healthy vs Fit

When we see fit people get sick or suffer from illness what should be our takeaway? Does this mean that sickness is bound to affect us all no matter what or does it mean we should take a closer look at what being healthy really means? Let’s talk about it. Play / pause 1x 1.5x […]