All posts by Rook

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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PR43: The Difference Between Conventional & Alternative Medicine

Are doctors needed? For emergencies or trauma? Absolutely. But for preventative and maintenance care who is more likely to aid you in HEALING your body rather than just covering up the symptoms? Let’s

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