The Hood Health Handbook:
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Edited by C'BS Alife Allah and Supreme Understanding,
Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: Supreme Design Publishing (November 25, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 1.1 inches
Book Review by Kam Williams
"In all my world travels, never have I picked up a book with the kind of
love, concern and information that I've seen put into this book...
Information is power.
The power in this book is unimaginable. I thank the editors for taking the time and effort to teach the masses the truth about how important diet and nutrition are… Some of you aren't even aware that you're eating badly or living unhealthily… On every page, there's something you must know.
When I look at the state of health in America, particularly African-Americans', I say, ‘My God, we need a shift in the wind.' I believe this book is the shift in the wind we've been waiting for."
--Excerpted from the Preface by Dick Gregory (pgs. 3-4)
You can't help but take notice when Dick Gregory gives a how-to book
promoting health a ringing endorsement. After all, the well-preserved, 78
year-old comedian is almost as well known as a health food advocate as he is
for his acerbic wit. Furthermore, he's even written his own cookbook and
stands as a shining testament to the virtues of longevity via a nutritious