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Food and New Year’s Resolutions Part 3

Food and New Year’s Resolutions Part 3

WVON AM Radio Chicago advertisement of Dr. Fulton's weekly radio show in the Chicago Tribune, Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune

WVON AM Radio Chicago advertisement of Dr. Fulton's weekly radio show in the Chicago Tribune, Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune

I identify three groups who in the 1960s and early 1970s who argued against celebrating and eating soul food because of its adverse health effects. Members of the Nation of Islam like Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, college students and advocates of natural-food diets like Dr. Alvenia Fulton of Chicago. They championed healthier dishes and some even sold healthier options in food co-ops and restaurants. These advocate a holistic foods fought an uphill battle against ingrained eating traditions. The degree of their success still needs to be documented.

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Documentary, Dr. Alvenia Moody Fulton, Queen Of Nutrition

Eating Recommendations Based on Food History

Fred Opie's New Book! Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution PREORDER

 

Food and New Year's Resolutions Part 4

Food and New Year's Resolutions Part 4

Food and New Year’s Resolutions Part 2

Food and New Year’s Resolutions Part 2