Melissa talked with James Tabron of the Durham County Men’s Health Council about their role in getting men on a healthier path and the importance of Men’s Health. Listen to some of the staggering statistics and how you can help. You can start by joining us: This Sat. July 21st, we invite to our “Men […]

This week’s featured recipe with Chef Jernard Wells for REPRESENT Men’s Health is Walnut Kale Berry Salad with Scallops. Kale is one of the healthiest foods on the planet, mix that with some berries and salad and you are ready to go! A number of things in life can contribute to depression, but one that is […]

How Changing Your Diet Can Help Improve Your Mood Proper nutrition, exercise and meditation can play an important role in maintaining good mental health. The findings of several studies have shown that people who ate a diet rich in fried foods, processed meats, sweets, high fat dairy foods, and refined cereals were more likely to […]

We’ve all heard it before – the word depression, but do we really know what it means and how it affects men? Depression is so much more complicated than just being sad and men handle it differently than women. Clinical depression is considered an illness that affects the entire body. Researchers with Mental Health America […]

Dealing with Depression Dealing with depression can be quite challenging. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with the disorder or are living with a loved one who suffers with depression, it can take quite a toll on you and your family. That is especially true for African American men, many of whom do not seek the help […]

This week’s featured recipe with Chef Jernard Wells for REPRESENT Men’s Health is Peanut Butter Chicken Stir Fry.  Peanut butter is high in magnesium, which is an important nutrient in the fight against diabetes. Peanut butter also has a low glycemic index, which is important for those diagnosed with diabetes and looking for something to […]

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a key factor in disease prevention. Research shows that the risk of getting prediabetes and type 2 diabetes decreases when you make smart choices about your health. Here are a few tips that can help you get started. 1. Manage your weight. Fatty tissue in the body, especially around the […]

We all know at least one person with diabetes. It is not a secret that diabetes affects a lot of people in many different ways. Whether you are caring for someone who has it or you, yourself, were diagnosed, managing the disease can take over your life. There are strategies, however, you can use to […]

Written by Destinee Clowe Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men, but research shows a diet rich in the right kinds of vegetables and fruits can lower men’s risk of getting the disease. The prostate is a gland located in the male reproductive system, and its primary function is […]

Take a look at how you can plan a healthy meal that helps to prevent prostate cancer with Chef Jernard Wells. #REPRESENTMENSHEALTH

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It is never too late for you to decide to change your eating habits and work to improve your health.

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High levels of cholesterol can lead to fatty deposits on the walls of your arteries. Over time, that build up can cause a narrowing or hardening of your arteries, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.