Tag Archives: Black

Is black tea good for you?

These days, everybody talks about green tea and how good it is for your health but what about black tea? Is black tea good for you? Does it have any health benefits? Both types of tea come from the same plant, so surely black tea isn’t that bad for you? But to see whether black… Read More »

Black and Hispanic youth are targeted with junk food ads, research shows

Junk food comprised 86% of ad spending on black-targeted programming and 82% of spending on Spanish-language television in 2017, according to the study released Tuesday. “These companies are not just targeting black and Hispanic kids with their advertising, but they’re targeting them with the worst products,” said lead author Jennifer Harris of University of Connecticut’s… Read More »

Recipe: Raw Corn & Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 4 fresh ears of corn 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 cups arugula 1 15-oz can black beans, rinsed well (~1 ½ cups drained beans) 1 cup packed fresh cilantro, chopped ¼ cup minced red onion 3 tbsp canola oil 2 tbsp fresh lime juice 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced 1 tsp honey… Read More »

HIV infections among black gay men taking PrEP, probably due to poor adherence

Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States increased significantly between 2014 and 2017, according to research published in the 1 November edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The study also showed that PrEP was… Read More »