F.E. Adeniji Wants To Expose The Truth About Health In The Black Community

by Yah Yah

F. E. Adeniji is a woman on a mission to change the perception of healthy living within the African Caribbean Community.

Her new book, ‘The Truth About Health Exposed’ aims to inspire and empower people from all walks of life to tackle health challenges on a daily basis.

Her career as a pharmacist has helped her gain a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping people achieve health-related goals. She found that many patients who were deeply religious refused to take their medications. Some felt as though their diagnoses were inaccurate while other relied on their faith to heal them.

According to a press release, Funke was motivated to write something which would support them without undermining their faith. Quite often those encounters were more common with patients from the African and African Caribbean community who are also considered to be at high risk of several chronic diseases. Funke’s own beliefs are at contrast with those of several health policies:

“Fundamentally it is not only ethnicity that is the core problem, rather it is a lack of awareness of the impact of many of their behaviors that is the problem.” – F.E. Adeniji

‘The Truth About Health Exposed’ is a holistic guide which covers the basics of health including physical, mental and social well-being as well as topical issues such as hygiene, supplements, and food. The book also covers sexual health; the influence of culture and religion on individual health behavior; how to invest in your health in the context of a struggling NHS as well as principles to help guide health behaviors. 

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