Changing The Norm – A Black Woman's Guide To Eating, Feeling and Looking Her Best
There’s an overabundance of health, fitness, and nutrition books available for today’s consumer. However, few of these books identify the unique barriers and challenges African American women face in the areas of weight loss, proper nutrition, healthy living, stress management, hair care barriers to exercise, and much more.
Why is the book important?
There's an alarming amount of data that supports the need for a book like " Changing the Norm". According to the Centers for Disease Control 4 out of 5 African American women are obese and 1 out of 4 African American women over the age of 55 have diabetes. In addition to diabetes diseases like heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and some forms of cancer are linked to being obese.
Therefore in order to address these issues, Fitness Olympian, In Weekly's Best Personal Trainer on the Gulf Coast 2016 and Health and Fitness Expert Laticia “Action” Jackson provides African American women with solutions to overcome various barriers that prevent them from being healthier.
About Laticia “Action” Jackson (Fresno, California Author)
Dynamic, energetic and transparent are the words often used to describe 2019 Exceptional Woman of Color Honoree, Fitness Olympian, Survivor of Domestic Violence, Globally Recognized Women’s Health and Personal Development Expert, 13 x Author, U.S.A.F. Veteran, Dynamic Speaker, Creator of N-PowerHER Forward(™) personal development program for women and CEO of N-Powered Coaching Academy, Laticia “Action” Jackson.
Action Jackson has been featured in over 30 health and personal development magazines such as Oxygen Magazine Australia. Muscle and Fitness Hers, Today’s Black Woman, Bella and many more. You will often find her featured on TV stations such as NBC News, Seattle’s King 5, WEAR Channel 3, WSRE, Blab TV, CW 31, ABC 10, FOX 40 and other stations where she shares insight, tips and tools on how women and girls can overcome social, physical and cultural barriers.
She’s on a mission to transform the lives of women around the world, one presentation, one workshop, one online program and one coaching session at a time!