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Class Teaches Blacks to Eat Like We Did in the Past

Recently, the Times Picayune reported on the African-American Heritage Diet. In a series of classes being taught in NOLA, this diet emphasizes eating like we did in the past eating from the Earth and making it communal. And it works: 76 percent lost weight; 41 percent lowered their blood pressure; and 65 percent lost inches from their waists. 

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