Healthy Black Life: A Cultural Guide to Better Health by Paula Watson Gardner
Published by: Square Tree Publishing, 2022
In an age where disease is on the rise and the reality of viral pandemics in our lifetime exists, Healthy Black Life: A Cultural Guide to Better Health addresses health and wellness within the black community. In the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, UK national press reported that the health of black and asian people in Britain was severely impacted. Although there are various social, economic, and occupational reasons for this, lifestyle and diet are a major contributor. Author Paula Watson-Gardner shares life experiences and attempts to address current health concerns and identify how black culture including history, lifestyle and traditions may contribute to our poor health.
Through the eyes of our culture, this book offers simple steps on how to improve your health and live life to the full, including
- A cultural food guide
- Tips to prevent and reduce disease
- Information on how mindset and emotions affect our choices
- Health and fitness advice (including home exercises)
Healthy Black Life: A Cultural Guide to Better Health is a must read for the black community worldwide but will also benefit people from all backgrounds, by laying a foundation for those who want to build a more positive health journey.