Brooklyn, NY – Clout Media is proud to announce its newest client Emily Allison-Francis; nutritionist, educator, librarian, and author of Correcting the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic: Strategies to Fight Diseases and Prolong Life for Black People.
As the director of HealthierYouNutrition.com, a digital health education resource dedicated to empowering people to take care of their health, Mrs. Allison-Francis is a staunch advocate of vitamin D supplementation, healthy eating, and daily exercise.
Her book addresses the many scientific studies that link vitamin D deficiency in blacks as a contributing factor to diseases that disproportionately afflict dark-skinned people such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, asthma, and others. Correcting the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic highlights reasons why blacks need more exposure to the sun’s UV rays as compared to their white counterparts and also educates readers on alternative supplements and foods that can help people receive higher levels of vitamin D.
Mrs. Francis has many years of professional service including teaching high school chemistry and biology and working in a supervisory capacity with the Ministry of Education in Jamaica.
Prior to working with the Ministry of Education, Ms. Francis worked with the Ministry of Agriculture in Jamaica, guiding rural farm families in matters related to food production and family nutrition.
Mrs. Francis also served as a reference librarian and adjunct professor at Medgar Evers College, CUNY for several years. She currently works with the New York City Department of Education and has taught biology, earth science, food and nutrition, and library research to high school students in New York City.
Mrs. Francis has an Associate Degree from the Jamaica School of Agriculture, a B.S. Degree in Nutrition from Tuskegee University in Alabama, a M.S. Degree in Nutrition from Hunter College of the City University of New York, a M.L.S. Degree in Library Science from Queens College of the City University of New York and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of the West Indies.
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