Health, fitness, grooming

Prostate Cancer Statistics and Facts for Men

Prostate Cancer Statistics and Facts for Men

Prostate Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men and the 5th leading cause of cancer deaths. Black men in particular experience the highest rates of prostate cancer (183.4 per 100,000 people vs. 112.7 for all…

Men’s Health Expo and Blood Drive Presented by Reincke Vein Center

Men’s Health Expo and Blood Drive Presented by Reincke Vein Center

Men change the oil in their car every 3,000 miles, but when it comes to their own health, they are reluctant to get a check-up. We aim to change that! Mocha Man Style and Tex US Too are inviting all…

Lung Cancer and Black Men: Now is the Time to Get Screened

Lung Cancer and Black Men: Now is the Time to Get Screened

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Prevent Cancer Foundation. All opinions are my own. Have you kept up with your annual cancer screenings this year? If not, it’s time to get all your cancer screening appointments back on the books…

OMRON 90-Day Blood Pressure Challenge: Results and Tips for Managing Your Blood Pressure

OMRON 90-Day Blood Pressure Challenge: Results and Tips for Managing Your Blood Pressure

This post is sponsored by OMRON Healthcare. All opinions are my own. If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know that I’m a constant advocate for men’s health, especially men’s cardiovascular health.  My passion comes from my personal…

8 Ways to Prevent Injuries While Exercising

8 Ways to Prevent Injuries While Exercising

Exercise has many benefits. It lowers your risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, and stroke, lowers your risk of type 2 diabetes, and can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight. At the same time, exercise can increase your…

90-Day Blood Pressure Challenge: Monitoring Progress with the OMRON Connect App

90-Day Blood Pressure Challenge: Monitoring Progress with the OMRON Connect App

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by OMRON. All opinions are my own. For the past few years, I’ve been focused on managing my blood pressure. When I was first diagnosed with hypertension, I was shocked. I had no symptoms and…

6 Easy Skin Care Tips for Men

6 Easy Skin Care Tips for Men

Taking care of your skin is an essential part of being healthy. Unfortunately, many men’s skin care regimens extend no further than a bar of soap, body wash, and some aftershave. Men need to pay closer attention to their skin.…

OMRON 90-Day Challenge for Black Men with High Blood Pressure

OMRON 90-Day Challenge for Black Men with High Blood Pressure

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by OMRON. All opinions are my own. The past year has been stressful, to say the least. I’ve felt the stress and I know how debilitating it can be to your mental and physical health.…

Top 10 Mustaches in African American History

Top 10 Mustaches in African American History

Black men have been pioneers and trendsetters when it comes to mustaches. Whether it’s a pencil-thin ‘stache or a bushy ‘stache, black men wear their facial hair with pride. Although there have been many black men with mustaches throughout the…

How to Manage Heart Health with OMRON Healthcare Innovations and Lifestyle Changes

How to Manage Heart Health with OMRON Healthcare Innovations and Lifestyle Changes

This post is sponsored by OMRON Healthcare. All opinions are my own. “OMRON saved my life,” said Frederick Goodall, founder of MochaManStyle.com. “These blood pressure monitors have become part of my daily routine and I now use Complete to monitor my recently-diagnosed…

How to do a Testicular Cancer Examination at Home

How to do a Testicular Cancer Examination at Home

“I was just 26, fit and very active when I discovered I had a lump on one of my testicles. I went to the doctor and tests quickly showed that it was indeed cancer. It was caught early because I…

Colorectal Cancer Screening Tips for Black Men

Colorectal Cancer Screening Tips for Black Men

The world is still shocked after learning about Chadwick Boseman’s death from colorectal cancer. Unfortunately, his death from this disease was far too common (my friend died from colon cancer). “Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the country,”…

7 Safety Tips for Exercising Outdoors During the Summer

7 Safety Tips for Exercising Outdoors During the Summer

Summertime in my home state of Texas is hot. Not the regular kind of hot, but the kind of hot that makes you want to hibernate from the end of May until the beginning of September. With temperatures hovering around…

90-Day Heart Healthy Habit Challenge: The Results

90-Day Heart Healthy Habit Challenge: The Results

This post is sponsored by Omron. All opinions are my own. For the last ninety days, I’ve been focused on developing three heart-healthy habits. As you can imagine, staying focused on this goal has been a bit challenging with the…

Tips for Managing High Cholesterol

Tips for Managing High Cholesterol

If you looked at me, you probably wouldn’t immediately think I had high cholesterol. But last year, at one of my regularly scheduled doctor’s visits, I discovered that my bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol) numbers were too high. My doctor…

Men’s Health Month: Interview with Around H-Town

Men’s Health Month: Interview with Around H-Town

June is Men’s Health Month and Mocha Man Style is committed to sharing information to help men live healthy, productive lives. On average, men die five years younger than women and die at higher rates from nine of the top…

5 Things I’m Learning During My 90-Day Healthy Heart Challenge 

5 Things I’m Learning During My 90-Day Healthy Heart Challenge 

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by OMRON. All opinions are my own. For the past few weeks, I’ve been participating in the OMRON 90-Day Challenge to create healthy heart habits. As I’ve progressed from week to week, I’ve discovered one…

7 Vitamin Supplements That Contribute to Men’s Health

7 Vitamin Supplements That Contribute to Men’s Health

When I was a kid, my mother always made sure that I took my vitamins. Every day, I downed a chalky, chewable vitamin, a large vitamin C tablet, and a dose of cod liver oil. Even a spoonful of sugar…

How to Teach Your Son How to Shave

How to Teach Your Son How to Shave

Learning to shave is a rite of passage that every young man is eager to experience. Their curiosity starts when they first notice their fathers’ faces covered with shaving cream. When my son was 5 years old, he dragged a…

7 Ways to Reduce Stress

7 Ways to Reduce Stress

At my last annual check-up, the nurse took my vital signs, wrote a few things on my chart, and told me to sit on the exam table. As my feet dangled over the edge and the paper crinkled beneath me,…

TRAVEL

7 Reasons to Visit Turks and Caicos

7 Reasons to Visit Turks and Caicos

There are many beautiful vacation spots in the Caribbean, but one of the most picturesque locations is Turks and Caicos. This nation is comprised of six major islands – West…

The Bentonville Film Festival Champions Diverse Voices in Entertainment

The Bentonville Film Festival Champions Diverse Voices in Entertainment

I am fascinated by the art of filmmaking.  When I watch a film, I pay attention to camera angles, color and saturation, cuts and fades, how the filmmaker uses music…

Things To Do on an Overnight Trip to Santa Barbara, CA

Things To Do on an Overnight Trip to Santa Barbara, CA

Although I’m a proud Texan, I have a secret crush on California. I love the scenery, weather, beaches, and laid-back vibe. Over the years, I’ve visited all of the major…

Travel Essay: The Value of a Road Trip

Travel Essay: The Value of a Road Trip

Since I’ve been a dad, I’ve taken some fabulous vacations with my family. We visited Disneyland & Disney World (where we attended an exclusive preview party), Universal Studios (where we…

FASHION & STYLE

Keep Your Neck in Style with Freshneck

Keep Your Neck in Style with Freshneck

I get bored easily. My nightstand is a repository of half-read books. TV shows only have about 10 seconds to hold my interest before I click the remote. And my wardrobe? I…

4 Stylish and Durable Motorcycle Jackets You Must Own (Even if You Don’t Own a Bike)

4 Stylish and Durable Motorcycle Jackets You Must Own (Even if You Don’t Own a Bike)

I have never ridden a motorcycle. However, I’m obsessed with motorcycle jackets. There is something about these jackets that make guys look inherently cool. One of my favorite motorcycle clothing brands…

Martin Keehn Conveys Classic American Style at New York Fashion Week Menswear Presentation

Martin Keehn Conveys Classic American Style at New York Fashion Week Menswear Presentation

Designer Martin Keehn presented his Spring/Summer 2015 collection to rave reviews at New York Fashion Week. With classic American influences and tongue-in-cheek aesthetic, Keehn’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection conveys a sense…

4 Simple Clothing Repair Hacks

4 Simple Clothing Repair Hacks

  Fashion mishaps can strike at the most inconvenient times. I learned this lesson the hard way. While…

autos

First Images of Electric Jeep SUV

First Images of Electric Jeep SUV

As automakers race toward having a full selection of battery-operated products, Stellanis has just revealed plans to produce…

2021 Lexus GX 460 Luxury Review: A Good Family SUV

2021 Lexus GX 460 Luxury Review: A Good Family SUV

You can never really appreciate a vehicle’s capabilities until you have to put them to use. I got…

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Review: A Muscle Car for People with Families

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Review: A Muscle Car for People with Families

I never imagined an SUV would make me feel like a celebrity, but the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT…

food

Ninfa’s Review: Chef Alex Padilla Presents the Especiales Del Chef Menu

“The best Mexican food in Texas since Texas was in Mexico” – The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation Did you know the nation’s love for fajitas started in Houston, TX? In…

Avocado and Dulce de Leche Martini Recipe

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that calls for celebrating and entertaining. According to History.com, “Cinco de Mayo is widely interpreted as a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage” and…

EVENTS

Fundraiser for Texas Governor candidate Beto O’Rourke

Texas Governor candidate Beto O’Rourke was recently in Houston, TX to attend a fundraising event hosted by DeAndre and Bridget Sam. Several politicians such as United States Representative Sheila Jackson…

Men’s Health Expo & Blood Drive – Event Photos

I have been an advocate for men’s health for many years. I’ve written dozens of men’s health articles on Mocha Man Style, spoken on panels regarding men’s health, and shared…


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