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Food Heaven Podcast

Jun 16, 2021

Let's talk about veganism in the Black community, shall we? Today's mini-episode is a continuation of a conversation we had with our favorite podcast guest Marquisele "Mikey" Mercedes. As a Presidential Fellow at the Brown University School of Public Health, Mikey's doctoral training focuses on the intersection of fat...


Jun 9, 2021

How have 10 years gone by?! Today we’re celebrating this huge milestone by reflecting on all the ups, downs and in-betweens. We started Food Heaven to improve access to nutrition education in black and brown communities. Never in a million years would we have thought that this would be a full blown brand that we would...


Jun 2, 2021

CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS!!! Whether you have a business, a side hustle, or a just great idea, you NEED to tune in to today’s episode. This week, we talk to the one –the only– Morgan DeBaun, who is basically Steve Jobs to Black Millennials. Morgan is the Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading media company for...


May 26, 2021

This week we have one of our favorite guests BACK on the podcast talking about the many ways fatphobia shows up in public health initiatives. Marquisele Mercedes is a doctoral student and writer from the Bronx and her doctoral training and interests are at the intersection of fat studies and scholarship on race/ism. She...


May 19, 2021

Being in constant pain all the time is incredibly debilitating and can impact all areas of life. 

Oftentimes invisible to others, so many people (especially women) suffer in silence and have their experience with chronic pain questioned or dismissed. Today we’re talking with Jessica Murnane, author of the new book...