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Dr. Rovenia Brock, affectionately known as Dr. Ro,  is an award-winning health journalist and television personality known for her easy-to-apply diet, fitness, and health tips for women and families. A leading nutrition coach for over two decades, she was recently named by More magazine as one of America’s top-five nutritionists. This December, she’s featured in Oprah Winfrey’s “What I Know For Sure’ column in O Magazine.

Dr. Ro  holds a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from Howard University and is author of Dr. Ro’s Ten Secrets to Livin’ Healthy (Bantam) – a best-seller praised as a top-ten diet book by USA Today.

Having survived the loss of her mother at age 9 to stomach cancer, she has researched and written extensively about how to break bad health habits – from eating high-calorie comfort foods and resisting exercise to giving up on health goals and taking on the negativity of saboteurs.

Dr. Ro says it takes only three weeks to form a new habit – an important note to women striving to replace bad habits with new healthy behaviors.

Here are a few tips from Dr. Ro about how to eat healthier and lose weight.

1. Eat first hour out of bed- Skipping breakfast negatively affects metabolism, makes you more likely to overeat, eat unbalanced meals, and consume more calories,

Get Well Wednesday: Dr Ro. Talks Eating Clean For Good Health  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

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