Six Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

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By Ashley Harvard, BB&W Health and Wellness Editor With all of the holiday treats being passed around the office, at parties and in our homes, … [Read more...]

The Dumbest Reasons Offered For Why Black Women Should Stay Fat

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I have been actively working on being a smaller weight for about a year or so (inactively for a few years before that. I observed that my initial … [Read more...]

Listen, Sugar: What You Need To Know About Insulin Resistance


What You Need To Know About Insulin Resistance by Ashley Harvard, BB&W Health and Wellness editor   November is National Diabetes … [Read more...]

One MAJOR Problem with Green Smoothies, and How to Avoid It

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Since I've started growing a small produce section in my backyard, I've been making a lot of green smoothies. And since you asked, here's what I've … [Read more...]

An Easy and Quick Way to Be A Little Bit Healthier By This Time Tomorrow


By Ashley Harvard, BB&W Health and Wellness Editor   Incremental shifts lead to monumental changes. I don’t remember where I first … [Read more...]

To Eat or Not to Eat? New BB&W Health Editor Tackles the Question.


By Ashley Harvard, BB&W Health and Wellness editor We’ve all been there before. You’re nearly 15 minutes into your morning workout, pounding … [Read more...]

Namaste Your Way to Sexy: September is National Yoga Month!


September is National Yoga Month, and now's the time to jump on the bandwagon, because yoga studios all over the country are offering FREE YOGA … [Read more...]

Health: Strong Should NOT BE the New Skinny

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Everybody wants six pack abs and arms as strong as Linda Hamilton’s from the Terminators 1 & 2. Is this ok?  Or, can we consider this another body … [Read more...]

Are You An Emotional Eater? Five Steps to Kick the Habit


  by Dr. Bradley Nelson Did you know that the number one cause of obesity is something called "emotional eating?" If you use food as a way to … [Read more...]

Me on Paleo: The Short Run Might Be Better Than the Long Run


Many of you know that I've been working out for years, and my personal favorites are yoga, pilates and the Barre Method and it's variations. It all … [Read more...]

Think Jazzercise is so 1980′s? Think Again.


Last weekend I braved the 120-degree heat because I was curious (and foolhardy) enough to want to check out the annual Jazzercise conference in La … [Read more...]