Tag Archives: Wellness

3 lessons I learned after trying yoga for the first time

I tried yoga for the first time a week ago and it was one of the harder things I have done in a long time.  I was terrible. At one point, I almost started tearing up because I was embarrassed. My right knee is weak and we were leaning down in some position and I […]

  • Are African-Americans soul food junkies?Offbeat

    In Hempstead, New York there are 53,900 people; 26,000 are African American and 23, 000 are Latino. 75% of these people are overweight! This was a shocking statistic that I learned on April 17th at the Hempstead African-American Museum’s documentary showing of “Soul Food Junkies,” a film by Byron Hurt. To help compound this situation, Nassau County […]

  • Get in shape in 11 healthy waysSustainability

    If you are like most people, you have made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape, eat healthy, and change your lifestyle.   This is a common resolution that most people never follow through on; gym memberships and diet meal plans are purchased, but nothing ever is completed. For a couple of months the […]

  • Corn syrup basicsSustainability

    Is corn syrup the same as corn sugar? Is it addictive? These questions and many more are answered on my podcast. I am excited to share this podcast, bloopers and all because I got over a fear! I have been redoing and rescheduling this interview because I wanted perfection. I have shied away from video/audio […]

  • 9 step weekly facial regimenSustainability

    My face feels great! Every week I do a facial steam/mask I skipped the last two weeks and I just did one today and I just am in love with the softness of my skin. The other day someone asked me to go into details about my weekly facial regimen… so here it is! Lisa’s […]

  • Fight Cancer with foodSustainability

    October is Women’s Health Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here is a list of anti-cancer foods Raw Almonds Cantaloupe Dates Lemons Peppers Avocados Carrots Flaxseed Lettuce Sweet Potatoes Beet Greens Cauliflower Garlic Lima Bean Quinoa Beets Celery Grapefruit Limes Radishes Blueberries Sour Cherries Green Beans Mushrooms Rhubarb Broccoli Chestnuts Green Peas Mustard Greens Raw […]