Life in the Fat Lane: When to stop, yield, & go on red!

Let’s be honest, most of us have found ourselves all over the map when it comes to our perception of fat. Many of our perceptions come from misleading information on the different types of fats through labeling; thinking that fat makes us fat; or, only associating fat with certain foods.  The information “Fat Lane” is full of twist and turns …

AAMWW2017

Come out and let Erika D White and FitZone show you how it’s done! FitZone has supported the African-American Male Wellness Walk Initiative EVERY YEAR by giving exercise demonstrations and warming up the walkers and runners before the 5K. The AAMWWI thanks FitZone for their continued support in the effort to raise awareness about health disparities …

4 Simple Ways to Eat for the Body You Want

Whoever coined the phrase “breakfast of champions” obviously has never ridden with me on the way to work; balancing a bowl of cereal while trying to drive with one knee is not easy, nor recommended! Throw in dropping off a kid or two, who also require a morning feeding, and the aggravation of morning quickly minimizes the need for breakfast to be little …

The Power of Protein: Where to Find It & How to Use It

Protein could easily be characterized as the “Johnny Depp” of macronutrients when it comes to being the most sought after and the most misunderstood!  It is the“macro celebrity supreme” when it comes to people seeking out its ability to build muscle, increase satiety, and burn calories.  But, even with all that star power, protein …

It’s More Than A Cure, Its Community

Connecting African American & Latina women to community resources is the 1st step in fighting healthcare disparities; the next is legislation. It is more than fitness, it is more than a cure, it is accessibility for every woman! Which is why Erika put together the Power of Pink & Brown event; the color pink stands for breast cancer and the color …

The Carb Conundrum: The good, the bad, & the ugly

Carbohydrates also referred to as carbs, play a vital role in maintaining a healthy diet; therefore, completely eliminating this macronutrient can do more harm than good! The focus instead should be understanding how, what, and when carbs benefit your healthy lifestyle.Over the next few issues, we will be exploring the following power players of healthy …

REGEAR Your New Year: 4 Easy Solution to Your Weight Loss Plateau

When the letters “R”&“E” are combined, they become the two most power letters in the alphabet. Once molded together, they form the prefix “re” which changes the meaning of any root word it attaches to. As a prefix, “re” acts a breath of fresh air to anything that is plaguing our mindset or motivation. It gives us the courage to try …

Register Here For: BREWING LOVE MOTHER & DAUGHTER TEA

Mothers’ Day is one of the most special holidays of the year. We get to celebrate our mothers, mother figures, and ourselves. Inspire 2 Be Mentoring is cordially inviting you to our first annual mother/daughter tea- BREWING LOVE! On Saturday, May 6th, we hope that you and your mother figure will come out and celebrate the importance of loving our mothers, …

Register Here For: MORE PINK SYMPOSIUM

Ladies, how would you answer these three questions: Are you a woman in leadership? Would you describe your job as unfulfilling? Do you lack confidence in applying to jobs for which you qualify? If you answered “yes” to one or all, this More Pink Symposium is just what the doctor ordered. This FREE event is covered with thought-provoking insight …

Boiled Verses Scrambled…May The Best Egg Win!

Catch the answers to the questions everyone has when it comes to moving life in the fit lane. Join Erika, with the Noon news team, every Tuesday on 13ABC-WTVG!  Call in at 419-534-3863 or email your questions to wtvg.news@13abc.com! We’d love to hear from you!      Q: Are there the same amount of calories in a boiled egg as a …

Easy Food, Try This Recipe! Erika’s Easy Cheesy Chips

What does a “snacker” like me enjoy? My own, low fat baked version of chips. I know exactly how they are made and what is in them! That way I am not surprised with added preservatives, calories, or processing. Total time from start to finish is approximately 10 minutes. ENJOY! I only make what I plan to eat so that I do not over indulge because …