A Taste of African Heritage Cooking Series Increases Healthy Habits

May 21, 2018 - According to, Bell County, Texas has approximately 29% of adults that are obese, and 28% are physically inactive. Fifty-six percent of people in Bell County ages 18 to 44 are at risk for obesity (The Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2011-2015). Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 [...]

25% of College Students Infected??

Panthers United is a campus recognized student organization, supported by the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS). The organization's primary focus is to exemplify leadership while impacting the lives of limited resource families through support and service to Prairie View A&M University and the local community. Panthers United has undergone several major transitions over the years. It has recently elected new leadership as [...]

Natural Hair, Nutrition, and Coconut Oil?

Natural hair experience!  What’s On Your Plate Today? (April Edition) What's On Your Plate? (April Edition) I spent a few years debating if I wanted to allow my hair to go natural or not.  My daughter has always been natural and my mother wore her hair natural for several years. I’ve always been [...]

Nutrition and Allergies: Keeping Bailey and Baby

Say Hi to Bailey and Baby! I have suffered from allergies since I was an adolescent and am completely allergic to animals; especially cats even though we have had cats, dogs, rabbits, and birds in my house as far back as I can remember. I don't remember too many things helping me with [...]

Have you heard of Selenium?

Selenium is an important mineral for making many of the body's processes work correctly. The National Institutes of Health states that “Selenium is a trace element naturally present in many foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement”.  It has been used for underactive thyroids, osteoarthritis, hay fever, infertility, cataracts, and preventing miscarriages [...]