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By Any Greens Necessary

Tracye Lynn McQuirter wrote “By Any Greens Necessarya revolutionary guide for black women who want to eat great, get┬áhealthy, lose weight, and look phat” – after realizing the link between race and nutrition.

McQuirter heard Dick Gregory speak at Amherst College in 1986 about the “plate of black Americans ” (and as the author duly notes, not the “state of black Americans,” and she realized that so much of what we eat is tied to the economical and political factors that influence our choices. Read more »